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Headword: Kinurê
Adler number: kappa,1652
Translated headword: wailing
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning one who/which is] pitiful, lamenting.
Greek Original:
Kinurê: oiktra, thrênêtikê.
Notes:
Same or similar entry in other lexica (see the references at Photius kappa738 Theodoridis) and cf. the glossing (o)durtikh/, qrhnhtikh/ "mourning, lamenting") in the D scholia to Homer, Iliad 17.5, where the form occurs as cited (feminine nominative singular). It is used there of a mother cow, in a simile (web address 1).
See also kappa 1653, kappa 1654.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; imagery; zoology
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 23 November 2008@23:35:25.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (expanded note, added link and keyword, set status) on 24 November 2008@00:13:16.
David Whitehead (x-refs; more keywords; cosmetics) on 24 November 2008@03:17:31.
David Whitehead on 25 February 2013@07:38:07.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 6 September 2013@22:44:29.

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