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Headword: *dana/
Adler number: delta,56
Translated headword: dana, parched
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] dried timbers.[1] The [syllable] da [is] long.
Callimachus [writes]: "to split parched timbers."[2] That is to chop [them].
Greek Original:
*dana/: ta\ chra\ cu/la. to\ da makro/n. *kalli/maxos: dana\ cu/la kea/sai. toute/sti sxi/sai.
The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is neuter plural.
cf. generally delta 61.
[1] Likewise in other lexica; references at Photius delta46 Theodoridis.
[2] Callimachus, Hecale fr.243, followed by comment from the scholia there.
Keywords: botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 July 2002@20:15:05.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 21 July 2002@04:31:05.
David Whitehead (added note) on 21 July 2002@04:35:41.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 14 June 2012@06:20:44.
David Whitehead (another note) on 23 August 2013@07:30:24.
David Whitehead (coding) on 5 October 2015@11:20:40.


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