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Headword: *)ama/lh
Adler number: alpha,1463
Translated headword: corn-bundle, sheaf
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the crop.
And [there is] a saying:[1] "with the very sheaves": in reference to those who are utterly destroyed, as if to the very foundations.
Greek Original:
*)ama/lh: o( karpo/s. kai\ paroimi/a: *au)tai=s a)ma/lais: e)pi\ tw=n panwleqri/a| diafqeirome/nwn, oi(onei\ au)toi=s ba/qrois.
Again, with the two elements reversed, at alpha 4465.
The noun is more usually found with double lambda: see LSJ s.v.
[1] Not in the paroemiographers.
Keywords: agriculture; botany; daily life; definition; food; imagery; military affairs; proverbs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 9 June 2000@07:47:39.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added notes and keyword) on 6 February 2001@07:14:22.
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 5 July 2002@03:54:34.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 11 February 2012@08:18:48.
David Whitehead on 14 June 2015@09:30:34.


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