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Headword: *kuloidio/wn
Adler number: kappa,2674
Translated headword: puffy-eyed
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning someone] having swelling in the bags; that is, those under the eyes.[1]
Theocritus [writes]: "puffy-eyed indeed."[2]
Greek Original:
*kuloidio/wn: ta\ koi=la oi)dw=n: e)/sti de\ ta\ u(po\ tou\s o)fqalmou/s. *qeo/kritos: dhqa\ kuloidio/wnta.
cf. already kappa 2545.
[1] = Synagoge, with the exception that the latter displays the Attic/Koine contracted form of the headword kuloidiw=n, instead of the epic/Ionic kuloidio/wn found here. (Compare also Photius, Lexicon kappa1194 Theodoridis, s.v. kuloidia=n.) The headword in this form is otherwise unattested.
[2] Theocritus, Idylls 1.38, which actually has the nominative plural masculine form of the participle, kuloidio/wntes, rather than the form given here (nominative/accusative plural neuter or accusative singular masculine).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; medicine; poetry
Translated by: William Hutton on 7 April 2008@22:22:14.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (x-ref; tweaks and cosmetics) on 8 April 2008@04:13:43.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 20 March 2013@08:47:15.
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