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Headword: Echenêïs
Adler number: epsilon,3990
Translated headword: ship-securing
Vetting Status: high
[An adjective applicable to] the anchor controlling the ship.
In the Epigrams [it is written]: "and a ship-securing anchor besides them, shackle of the storm."[1]
Greek Original:
Echenêïs: hê kratousa tên naun ankura. en Epigrammasi: ankuran t' epi tois echenêïda, desmon aellês.
See also epsilon 3991.
[1] Greek Anthology 6.27.5 (Theaetetus Scholasticus), upon retirement a fisherman dedicates pieces of his equipment. Find further excerpts from this epigram at alpha 2733 and beta 539.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; poetry; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 6 February 2008@22:25:17.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked headword and tr; more keywords) on 7 February 2008@06:04:25.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 7 February 2008@06:05:31.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 8 September 2008@19:59:35.
David Whitehead on 21 November 2012@03:35:41.
Ronald Allen (tweaked translation after discussion with Managing Editor Catharine Roth) on 10 September 2023@22:48:24.
Ronald Allen (expanded n.1, added cross-references, added keyword) on 11 September 2023@10:33:59.


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