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Headword: *lobo/s
Adler number: lambda,634
Translated headword: lobe
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the point of the ear.[1]
And all [kinds of] points:[2] also of the liver.[3]
But properly [it means] the bottom part of the ears. Also the pod of a chickpea or fava bean. And in diviners' lore [it is] a certain sign in the liver.[4] From this [comes] lw/bh ["mutilation"], [meaning] the penalty of [cutting off] the ears, [spelled] with an omega.[5]
Also [sc. attested is] lwbo/s ['one who has been mutilated'], [meaning] the one who has been harmed.
Greek Original:
*lobo/s: to\ a)/kron tou= w)ti/ou. kai\ ta\ a)/kra pa/nta: kai\ tou= h(/patos. kuri/ws de\ tw=n w)/twn to\ ka/tw. kai\ to\ a)ggei=on e)rebi/nqou h)\ kua/mou. kai\ e)n qutikh=| shmei=o/n ti e)n tw=| h(/pati. e)/nqen *lw/bh, h( dia\ tw=n w)/twn timwri/a, dia\ tou= w mega/lou. kai\ *lwbo/s, o( beblamme/nos.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica, including Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon, and cf. a scholion on Homer, Iliad 14.182.
[2] cf. Hesychius lambda1187.
[3] Likewise, according to Adler, the Ambrosian Lexicon.
[4] Similarly in other lexica (including Hesychius loc.cit.) and in a scholion on Nicander, Theriaca 536.
[5] cf. Orion [Author, Myth] ap. Etymologicum Magnum 570.37.
Keywords: botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; food; law; medicine; poetry; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 18 December 2005@22:43:31.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 19 December 2005@03:17:54.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 21 April 2013@07:37:20.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 21 April 2013@19:49:25.
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