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Headword: *xalkotu/pous
Adler number: chi,54
Translated headword: bronze-forged [ones]
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the blows resulting from an iron [tool].[1]
"Your body [struck] with violent bronze-blows".[2]
Greek Original:
*xalkotu/pous: ta\s e)k sidh/rou plhga\s ginome/nas. xalkotupi/ais a(drai=s sou to\ sw=ma.
[1] The headword, accusative plural, is quoted from Homer, Iliad 19.25 (web address 1). It is similarly glossed -- i.e. with this same pleasing semi-illogicality (again at chi 56) -- in the scholia there, and in other lexica.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable. (Adler suggests Symeon Metaphrastes.)
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; religion; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: David Whitehead on 3 June 2007@08:03:04.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 4 June 2007@01:12:52.
David Whitehead on 4 June 2007@03:26:49.
David Whitehead on 7 November 2013@06:49:22.
David Whitehead on 7 November 2013@06:53:27.


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