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Headword: *ge/nus
Adler number: gamma,157
Translated headword: hatchet; lower jaw
Vetting Status: high
A type of axe: "when the opposing blows of all-bronze hatchets were sped against you."[1]
Also [means] the chin.[2]
Greek Original:
*ge/nus: ei)=dos pele/kews: o(/te soi pagxa/lkwn a)ntai/a genu/wn a(rmo/qh plaga/. kai\ to\ ge/neion.
[1] Sophocles, Electra 195-6 (web address 1 below: it has oi( ["against him"] for the lexicon's soi ["against you"] and w(rma/qh for a(rmo/qh here).
[2] cf. already gamma 156, and again gamma 158.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; medicine; military affairs; science and technology; trade and manufacture; tragedy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 24 June 2002@15:55:58.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; added keyword; cosmetics) on 25 June 2002@04:47:49.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 5 June 2012@08:54:00.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 4 September 2012@01:16:10.


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