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Headword: *loibh/
Adler number: lambda,749
Translated headword: libation
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] drink-offering, sacrifice.
Greek Original:
*loibh/: spondh/, qusi/a.
Same or similar entry in other lexica: see the references at Photius lambda385 Theodoridis. From the scholia to Homer, Iliad 4.49, where the genitive case of the headword noun occurs. Related to the verb lei/bw (lambda 357, lambda 358).
For the same two glosses (but in reverse order) see mu 129, and for 'drink-offering' see sigma 958.
cf. lambda 748.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; food; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 25 June 2009@09:05:49.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (expanded note, set status) on 25 June 2009@15:09:28.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 26 June 2009@03:00:54.
David Whitehead on 22 April 2013@08:37:26.


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