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Headword: Χωνεύω
Adler number: chi,430
Translated headword: I cast a mould
Vetting Status: high
The [verb that means] I cast into a mould.[1] Also [sc. attested is the term] χωνεία ["metal-casting"], [formed] out of the [verb] χωνεύω .[2] Also [sc. attested is] χωννύω [used] similarly.[3]
Greek Original:
Χωνεύω: τὸ εἰς χῶνον ἐμβάλλω. καὶ Χωνεία, ἐκ τοῦ χωνεύω. καὶ Χωννύω, ὁμοίως.
Compare ps.-Herodian 152 and (according to Adler) Lexicum Ambrosianum 431 & 438.
[1] LSJ s.v. registers χωνεύω as a contracted form of χοανεύω .
[2] For an instnce see Polybius 34.10.12.
[3] This form χωννύω is the first person singular, present active indicative/subjunctive, of χώννυμι , in use in later Greek.
Keywords: art history; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 3 April 2008@01:05:58.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 3 April 2008@03:32:50.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaking) on 12 November 2013@10:17:07.


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