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Headword: *dmwi/s
Adler number: delta,1312
Translated headword: maid-servant
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] slave-woman.
Greek Original:
*dmwi/s: h( dou/lh.
The headword is archaic/poetic. For the masculine equivalent cf. delta 1313.
Hesychius delta2074 is a parallel entry for the dative plural dmwh=isi; Latte ad loc. suggests it might be quoted from Homer, Iliad 6.323.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; gender and sexuality; poetry; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 18 February 2004@21:12:55.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetic) on 19 February 2004@03:11:13.
David Whitehead (another note) on 15 July 2012@09:09:07.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword; cosmetics) on 12 November 2015@07:38:41.
Catharine Roth (betacode cosmeticule) on 10 September 2016@23:17:17.
Catharine Roth on 11 September 2016@01:38:22.


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