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Headword: *korw/nh
Adler number: kappa,2105
Translated headword: shearwater, crow, something hooked (like a crow bill), tip, glans
Vetting Status: high
[The word] means various things; and [sc. one of them is] the tip of the pudendum.
"Someone thought that his own pudendum was hairy up to its tip."[1]
Greek Original:
*korw/nh: dia/fora shmai/nei: kai\ to\ a)/kron tou= ai)doi/ou. e)/doce/ tis to\ ai)doi=on au(tou= a)/xri th=s korw/nhs tetrixw=sqai.
Besides kappa 2106 (below), cf. also kappa 2103.
[1] Artemidorus 5.65: a dream interpretation, in which a passive homosexual's glans grows hairy out of disuse. The particular meaning "glans" for "tip" is not recorded in LSJ, but cf. J. Henderson, The Maculate Muse (New Haven 1975) 20. For another kind of "tip" see kappa 2106.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dreams; gender and sexuality; imagery; medicine
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 27 January 2009@08:14:01.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another x-ref; addendum to n.1; more keywords; tweaks) on 27 January 2009@08:55:12.
David Whitehead on 13 March 2013@06:09:29.


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