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Headword: *mh/dea
Adler number: mu,871
Translated headword: medea
Vetting Status: high
[Means] the genitals and [sc. also] decisions/plans.
Greek Original:
*mh/dea: to\ ai)doi=on kai\ ta\ bouleu/mata.
Likewise, variously, in other lexica and scholia, and see also Artemidorus 1.45.
The headword -- untranslatable into English in a way that can convey these two senses -- is the plural of mh=dos, which in Greek needs to be regarded as two separate but identical neuter nouns: see LSJ s.v. (A) and (B); and for A, cf. under mu 889.
Compare, for this phenomenon, mh=lon (A) and (B): mu 934, etc.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; medicine
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 April 2008@07:06:27.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 22 April 2008@10:44:18.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 23 April 2008@03:10:55.
David Whitehead on 20 May 2013@09:34:42.


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