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Headword: *bou/limos
Adler number: beta,441
Translated headword: terrible hunger
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] prolonged starvation.[1]
"Many fell on the road because of terrible hunger, both their hands and feet frozen off."[2]
Greek Original:
*bou/limos: a)rsenikw=s. h( e)pitetame/nh limo/s. e)pi\ de\ th=s o(dou= polloi\ e)/peson u(po\ tou= bouli/mou kai\ xei=ras kai\ po/das a)pekau/qhsan.
[1] cf. generally beta 439, beta 440.
[2] Arrian, Parthica p. 17 Roos; cf. alpha 2989.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; historiography; history; medicine
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 4 June 2002@22:49:20.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 5 June 2002@03:46:23.
David Whitehead on 1 June 2012@07:59:32.
David Whitehead on 22 September 2015@11:05:25.


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