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Headword: *kindayo/s
Adler number: kappa,1631
Translated headword: kindapsos
Vetting Status: high
A particular [kind of] bird.
Greek Original:
*kindayo/s: o)/rnis tis.
The identity of this bird is obscure; cf. Hesychius kappa2729 (s.v. kindayoi/) who defines the word (in the plural) as "birds and kithara-like instruments and (?)Indians". The musical instrument also occurs as skindayo/s in Hesychius (e.g., s.v. bli/turi) as well as in the Suda: cf. sigma 609, beta 335.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; meter and music; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 26 September 2003@06:26:04.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (augmented note, added cross-references and keywords, set status) on 30 September 2003@16:15:09.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 25 February 2013@06:11:59.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticules) on 2 March 2022@23:45:13.


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