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Headword: *maieuome/nhn
Adler number: mu,316
Translated headword: serving as a midwife
Vetting Status: high
Meaning [her] nursing the young.[1] "They/I found a woman serving birds as a midwife."[2]
Greek Original:
*maieuome/nhn: a)nti\ tou= neottotrofou=san. eu(=ron gunai=ka o)/rniqas maieuome/nhn.
[1] The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is present participle of maieu/omai (cf. mu 315, mu 317), feminine accusative singular.
[2] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable.
Keywords: children; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; imagery; medicine; women; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 23 April 2008@11:15:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks) on 25 April 2008@02:59:47.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 12 May 2013@06:31:59.
David Whitehead (note tweak) on 4 July 2015@11:27:11.


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