παρήϊον

in π

COMPOUND: παρήϊον, -ου
CATEGORIZATION: N [P+N+Suf]
MEANING: ‘cheek’, ‘cheek ornament of a bridle’
ETYMOLOGY: παρά ‘beside’ + ηι- < noun stem ᾱυσ- (οὖς, ὠτός) ‘ear’ + noun suf. -ιον, -ίου
OCCURRENCE: Il. IV, 142; XVI, 159; XXIII, 690; Od. XIX, 208; XXII, 404
CASE/GENDER/NUMBER: nom. n. sg., acc. sg., nom. pl.
HEADEDNESS: exocentric
CLASSIFICATION: subordinate (P-argument) – tatpuruṣa (P-governing)
NOTES: in Hom. only nom., acc. n. sg. and nom. n. pl. The singular forms are supplied by παρειά (q.v.).