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Headword: *mh/dh
Adler number: mu,880
Translated headword: Mede
Vetting Status: high
A [feminine] proper name;[1] but Media [is] a country;[2] [and] Mideia [is] a city.[3]
Greek Original:
*mh/dh: o)/noma ku/rion: *mhdi/a de\ xw/ra: *mi/deia, po/lis.
[1] An rare alternative version of mu 878, Mede(i)a; in e.g. a fragment of the hellenistic epic poet Euphorion [epsilon 3801].
[2] The country of the Medes (mu 889, mu 891).
[3] There were two small cities of this name in central Greece: one in the Argolid and one (before being submerged under Lake Copais) in Boeotia.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography; mythology; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 9 August 2006@22:43:13.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and more keywords) on 10 August 2006@05:03:34.
David Whitehead (augmented n.1; another keyword) on 7 July 2009@07:37:03.
David Whitehead on 28 July 2011@04:44:56.


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