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Headword: *klewnai/ou xa/rwnos
Adler number: kappa,1733
Translated headword: of a fearsome Kleonaian
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] of a fierce lion.
Greek Original:
*klewnai/ou xa/rwnos: tou= xaropou= le/ontos.
The poetic headword phrase, in the genitive case, is taken to be quoted from Callimachus (Hecale fr. 339 Pfeiffer).
For the Kleonaian (a.k.a. Nemean) lion, tackled by Herakles, see kappa 1732. "Fearsome", xa/rwn, is a more poetic adjective for it than "fierce", xaropo/s, would have been: see LSJ s.v.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; mythology; poetry; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 29 August 2001@10:31:12.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 15 October 2003@17:21:56.
David Whitehead (augmented note; another keyword) on 24 March 2011@07:30:50.
David Whitehead on 27 February 2013@08:21:03.
David Whitehead on 2 February 2014@08:36:35.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 6 April 2016@18:24:04.


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