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Headword: Sêkides
Adler number: sigma,300
Translated headword: pen-women
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning sc. any] house-born slave-girls. But properly a pen-girl [shku/lh][1] and a pen-woman [shki/s] [is] she who keeps the storehouse in the field.
Greek Original:
Sêkides: ta oikogenê paidiskaria. kuriôs de sêkulê kai sêkis, hê en agrôi tamieion phulattousa.
= Aelius Dionysius sigma12, via Photius sigma163 Theodoridis; cf. Eustathius, Commentary on the Odyssey 1.336.31 (on Homer Odyssey 9.227), Pollux 3.76.4, Hesychius sigma480, scholia to Aristophanes, Wasps 486. The headword is nominative plural of the feminine noun shki/s, a form unattested outside lexicography.
Compare generally sigma 301.
[1] cf. Hesychius sigma486 (with a different spelling).
Keywords: agriculture; architecture; children; comedy; daily life; definition; economics; epic; gender and sexuality; women
Translated by: William Hutton on 27 October 2013@02:16:33.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (x-ref; tweaks and cosmetics) on 27 October 2013@05:43:30.
William Hutton (typo) on 27 October 2013@11:28:08.
David Whitehead on 23 December 2013@07:45:20.


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