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νήδυ^μος , ον,
A.= ἥδυμος (q.v.), from which it arises through false division in the Homeric text, in Hom. always epith. of ὕπνος, Il. 2.2, al., also h.Ven.171.
II. in later Poets, not confined to ὕπνος, sweet, delightful,δονάκων Μοῦσα ν.h.Pan.16; “ν. ὈρφεύςAPl. 4.217; “ν. ὕδωρNonn.D.48.602; ἄνθος ib.12.176. (Derived by Aristarch. from νη-, δύνω.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (3):
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 19 to Pan, 16
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 5 to Aphrodite, 171
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.2
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