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Headword: *dei/khla
Adler number: delta,308
Translated headword: images
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] representations, likenesses. The [syllable] dei [is a] diphthong. Properly [this is] the likeness and image of Zeus, but through a misuse of language [it can be] any likeness.
Greek Original:
*dei/khla: mimh/mata, ei)ka/smata. to\ dei di/fqoggon. kuri/ws to\ o(moi/wma kai\ ei)/kelon tw=| *dii/+, kataxrhstikw=s de\ pa=n o(moi/wma.
Quoted from delta 1097; see the note on etymology there.
For an alternative spelling of the headword see delta 307.
Keywords: art history; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 10 September 2002@00:10:01.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and keywords) on 15 September 2002@11:12:17.
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 17 September 2002@03:25:13.
David Whitehead on 19 June 2012@07:23:36.
David Whitehead on 11 October 2015@09:16:23.


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