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Headword: Κυνέη
Adler number: kappa,2698
Translated headword: cap
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] a head-covering.
What rural people wear. They say that formerly these were made from dogs' skins.
Greek Original:
Κυνέη: περικεφαλαία. τῶν ἀγροίκων φόρημα. φασὶ δὲ ὅτι τὸ πρότερον ἀπὸ κυνείων δερμάτων ἐγίνοντο.
Notes:
Likewise or similarly in other lexica (see the references at Photius kappa1204 Theodoridis), and cf. also scholia on Homer, Iliad 5.845, and Aristophanes, Clouds 268, in both of which the headword occurs (web addresses 1 & 2).
See also kappa 2697.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: agriculture; chronology; clothing; comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 11 November 2003@13:39:37.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 15 November 2003@08:46:58.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 20 March 2013@09:54:14.
Catharine Roth (upgraded links) on 7 April 2013@00:34:00.

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