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Headword: Achetas
Adler number: alpha,4689
Translated headword: shrill
Vetting Status: high
Not a type of cicada, but an epithet of a cicada, just like a)kanqi/as.[1] [sc. So called] from singing [hxei=n] in thorn-bushes [a)ka/nqais].
Greek Original:
Achetas: ouk eidos tettigos, all' epitheton tettigos, hôsper ho akanthias. apo tou êchein en akanthais.
[1] From alpha 798.
Keywords: botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 5 June 2001@21:41:21.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 6 June 2001@04:57:03.
David Whitehead (restorative and other cosmetics) on 29 August 2002@04:14:43.
David Whitehead (betacode and other cosmetics) on 9 May 2012@07:16:23.


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