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Headword: Ἰννοί
Adler number: iota,385
Translated headword: innoi, ponies
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the truncated versions of horses, but nannoi ['dwarves'] are the truncated versions of humans. Also [sc. attested is the term] ναννοφυεῖς ["dwarf-grown people"].
Greek Original:
Ἰννοί: οἱ κολοβοὶ τῶν ἵππων, νάννοι δὲ οἱ κολοβοὶ τῶν ἀνθρώπων. καὶ ναννοφυεῖς.
From the scholia to Aristophanes, Peace 790, where νανοφυεῖς (sic) occurs (web address 1).
cf. kappa 396, nu 26, sigma 1762.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; medicine; science and technology; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 29 May 2005@07:12:41.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 29 May 2005@16:53:14.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 30 May 2005@02:48:45.
David Whitehead on 11 January 2013@09:09:18.


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