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Headword: *le/xrios
Adler number: lambda,352
Translated headword: sideways
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] slanting.[1]
"And crossing sideways in [the] chamber".[2]
Greek Original:
*le/xrios: pla/gios. kai\ diadu\s le/xrios e)n qala/mw|.
[1] Same definition in the scholia to Oppian, Halieutica 2.175, from where the headword is probably quoted. (And compare also Callimachus, Hymns 4.236, where the y scholia gloss le/xrios with plagi/ws.)
[2] Greek Anthology 5.294.10 (Agathias Scholasticus): of a suitor going to his lover past her sleeping chaperone; again at lambda 731.
Keywords: definition; ethics; gender and sexuality; poetry; women
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 31 March 2009@01:33:23.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 31 March 2009@03:20:33.
David Whitehead (tweaked n.1; more keywords) on 16 April 2013@06:49:25.
David Whitehead (coding) on 16 May 2016@10:19:05.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 27 April 2020@00:47:38.


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