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Headword: Eruthainei
Adler number: epsilon,3093
Translated headword: reddens
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] makes [something] reddish.[1] Whence also [comes the noun] e)ru/qhma ["redness"],[2] [and] the root which is called e)ruqro/danon ["madder"].[3]
The plant of which the root [is] red, which which women redden their faces, is called a)/gxousa. See also under a)/gxousa.[4]
Greek Original:
Eruthainei: purron poiei. hothen kai eruthêma, hê rhiza, hê legomenê eruthrodanon. hoti hê botanê, hês hê rhiza eruthra, hêi eruthrainousi ta prosôpa hai gunaikes, anchousa legetai. kai zêtei en tôi anchousa.
[1] The headword is third person singular, present indicative active, of the verb e)ruqai/nw (cf. epsilon 3092); it must be quoted from somewhere.
[2] epsilon 3095.
[3] (Or e)reuqe/danon, Rubia tinctorum.) Same glossing in Hesychius, Photius, the Lexica Segueriana.
[4] alpha 416.
Keywords: botany; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 18 December 2007@20:19:15.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; cosmetics) on 19 December 2007@03:32:48.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 29 October 2012@10:37:33.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 9 September 2014@21:50:30.


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