νῶροψ

in ν

COMPOUND: νῶροψ, -οπος
CATEGORIZATION: A [N+N+Suf]
MEANING: ‘flashing’ 
ETYMOLOGY: noun root νωρ- (*ἄνερ/*ἄναρ) expressing an idea of ‘vital energy’ (cf. ἠνορέη, poet. for ἀνδρεία, ‘manhood, prowess, strength, force’; cf. Chantraine) + noun root οπ- (ὄψ) ‘eye, face’ + adj. suf. –ς
OCCURRENCE: Il. II, 578; VII, 206; XI, 16; XIII, 406; XIV, 383; XVI, 130; Od. XXIV, 467, 500.
CASE/GENDER/NUMBER: dat. m. sg., acc. m. sg.
HEADEDNESS: exocentric
CLASSIFICATION: determinative – karmadhāraya
NOTES: uncertain etymology; ep. epith. of χαλκός; first member is not a free word in Greek