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Headword: *kw=as
Adler number: kappa,2208
Translated headword: fleece
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a sheep's skin.
Greek Original:
*kw=as: h( tou= proba/tou dora/.
Homeric form (e.g. Homer, Iliad 9.661). The gloss is particular to the Suda; Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon and Hesychius gloss it with the diminutive kw/dion, and although the form frequently features in grammatical discussion, its meaning is assumed. Contrasted with na/kos "goatskin" in nu 21.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; zoology
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 30 January 2009@01:44:46.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, keywords, status) on 30 January 2009@15:55:58.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 1 February 2009@04:59:48.
David Whitehead on 14 March 2013@07:02:00.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 21 January 2015@01:52:27.


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