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Headword: *knh=|
Adler number: kappa,1862
Translated headword: scrapes
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] cuts.[1] And Homer [says]: "[she] grates cheese".[2]
Greek Original:
*knh=|: ko/ptei. kai\ *(/omhros: knh=| turo/n.
[1] cf. kappa 1851
[2] Homer, Iliad 11.639, misquoting the unaugmented imperfect knh= as a present (indicative or maybe subjunctive): "she grated goat's cheese" (web address 1).
M.L. West, 'Grated cheese fit for heroes', Journal of Hellenic Studies 118 (1998) 190-191
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; food; women
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 9 December 2008@06:39:33.
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David Whitehead (x-ref; keywords; tweaks) on 9 December 2008@08:56:22.
David Whitehead (added bibliography) on 5 March 2013@05:57:32.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation and note, added a link) on 29 September 2019@22:40:26.


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