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Headword: *korbi=nos
Adler number: kappa,2070
Translated headword: Corvinus
Vetting Status: high
[a.k.a.] Valerius. [Surnamed] after the crow -- for Romans call crows corvi -- and perhaps after croaking; since the crow took part in the duel against a Celt.
Find the story of this in the 'to mangle' entry.[1]
Greek Original:
*korbi=nos: o( *bale/rios. a)po\ tou= ko/rakos: korbou\s ga\r kalou=si *(rwmai=oi tou\s ko/rakas, kai\ i)/sws a)po\ tou= krw/|zein: e)pei\ o( ko/rac e)n th=| pro\s *kelto\n monomaxi/a| sune/prace. kai\ zh/tei th\n i(stori/an e)n tw=| a)mu/ssein.
[1] alpha 1685; and see also epsilon 2841, kappa 1307, kappa 2112.
Keywords: aetiology; biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; military affairs; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 20 November 2006@06:01:35.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 22 November 2006@01:14:45.
David Whitehead (more x-refs) on 22 November 2006@03:17:12.
David Whitehead on 11 March 2013@09:31:10.


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