Erinyes

(redirected from Dirae)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

E·rin·y·es

 (ĭ-rĭn′ē-ēz′)
pl.n. Greek Mythology
The demonic female spirits, often three in number, who pursue and punish the doers of unavenged crimes.

Erinyes

(ɪˈrɪnɪˌiːz)
pl n, sing Erinys (ɪˈrɪnɪs; ɪˈraɪ-)
(Classical Myth & Legend) myth another name for the Furies
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Erinyes - (classical mythology) the hideous snake-haired monsters (usually three in number) who pursued unpunished criminals
classical mythology - the system of mythology of the Greeks and Romans together; much of Roman mythology (especially the gods) was borrowed from the Greeks
Alecto - one of the three Furies
Megaera - one of the three Furies
Tisiphone - one of the three Furies
References in periodicals archive ?
Finalmente, en cuanto a las fuentes de informacion utilizadas, hay que destacar que los datos que se analizan en este articulo han sido elaborados a peticion de los autores por Eustat, el Instituto Vasco de Estadistica, partiendo de dos operaciones elaboradas por este organismo, el Directorio de Actividades Economicas (DIRAE) y la Estadistica de Servicios.
To the Romans, they were known as the Dirae or the Furiae.
Not everything has to be serious, although for soccer fans like Pietro Bruno, the tirade against the hated Roman squad Lazio mixes humor with venom in "In quondam arbitrum certaminis harpasti dirae":
The Doctoral Intensive Research Awareness Experience (DIRAE) Program will expand study abroad opportunities in STEM disciplines by preparing Caribbean Hispanic students with the necessary research skills to develop a successful doctoral dissertation through guidance, mentoring, and collaboration from faculty.
[...] dirae ferro et compagibus artis claudentur belli portae: Furor impius intus, saeva sedens super arma, et centum victus aenis post tergum nodis, fremet horridus ore cruento.
S'agit-il d'une Furie, comme nous invitent a le considerer la plupart des traducteurs, qui traduisent Dirae par Furies, ou doit-on voir dans cette appellation le signe distinctif d'une autre classe de demons, comme lont pense certains critiques?
Immediately in the following poem, Odes 1.2 (iam satis terris nivis atque dirae / grandinis misit Pater, already the Father has sent to earth enough snow and dismal hail), the poet turns to this problem.
The products included Solitaire perfume and locket, Taarikh Black and Gold, Turath, Dirae and the recently launched Hajar Oud.
Escenas semejantes se encuentran tambien en textos historicos: "medio campi albentia ossa, ut fugerant, ut restiterant, disiecta vel aggerata" (90); "Humatis denique, pro locorum et temporis ratione, honoratis quibusdam inter defunctos, reliqua peremptorum corpora dirae volu cres comsumpserunt, assuetae illo tempore cadaveribus pasci, ut indicant nunc usque albentes ossibus campi" (91).
Hinc sonorus aestuosae motionis Aqui el estruendoso batir de impetus las olas del mar ex ocello dormientis mite me quita el descanso de los demit otium ojos cuando duermo, nec sinit pausare noctu mergus y el ruidoso mergo me impide alte garrulus, descansar de noche, auribus fastidiosa delicatis deslizando en mis delicados inserens, oidos sus fastidiosos cantos, nec volentem decubare recreari y no me deja reposar cuando sustinet, quiero dormir, tristiore flexione dirae vocis molestando con el siniestro obstrepens.
El CETTICO y la han elaborado, en disquetes, el DILE: Diccionario para Invidentes Larousse Electronico (Alonso y otros 1996: 47-60) o "enciclopedia electronica hipertextual" y, en CD ROM y en disquetes, el DIRAE: Diccionario para Invidentes de la Real Academia Espanola (UTT 1999), cuyo potencial es la enorme versatilidad que permite su uso.