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Headword: *bouplh/c
Adler number: beta,455
Translated headword: cattle-prod
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning an] ax(e), whip, ox-goad.[1]
And elsewhere: "and a goad that pricks from behind and ox-guiding bonds of sinews."[2]
Greek Original:
*bouplh/c: pe/lekus, ma/stic, bou/kentron. kai\ au)=qis: kai\ ke/ntr' o)pisqonugh= kai\ bou/strofa desma\ teno/ntwn.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica, including Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon, and cf. also the scholia to Homer, Iliad 6.135, where a form of the headword appears (web address 1 below).
[2] Greek Anthology 6.104.5 (Philip). Find further excerpts from this epigram, a plowman's dedication, at alpha 4721, gamma 54, tau 994, upsilon 120, omega 69, and omega 81.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; epic; poetry; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 6 June 2002@20:17:50.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified keywords; cosmetics) on 7 June 2002@04:17:18.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 13 December 2009@21:36:47.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; tweaking) on 3 June 2012@05:15:45.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 4 July 2012@21:16:17.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 3 April 2015@00:48:41.
David Whitehead on 23 September 2015@07:42:21.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 4 January 2022@15:15:26.
Ronald Allen (added cross-references n.2, added keyword) on 21 December 2022@14:24:14.


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