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Headword: *)wdi/n
Adler number: omega,22
Translated headword: labor-pain
Vetting Status: high
[w)di/n, genitive] w)di=nos. [Dative plural] tai=s w)di=si.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the related verb] w)di/nw ['I am in labor, I bring forth']; [used] with an accusative.[2]
Greek Original:
*)wdi/n, w)di=nos. tai=s w)di=si. kai\ *)wdi/nw: ai)tiatikh=|.
The unglossed headword is a later form of w)di/s (omega 23, omega 24, omega 26): see LSJ s.v. It is used metaphorically of pains other than childbirth, but usually involving some sort of bringing forth or transition; see e.g. web address 1 (Acts 2:24).
[1] Presumably quoted from somewhere; there are numerous possibilities.
[2] cf. omega 25.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: Christianity; daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; imagery; medicine; religion; women
Translated by: Timothy McGovern on 2 April 2000@04:27:19.
Vetted by:
Helma Dik (I added a few categories, plus translation.) on 2 April 2000@18:18:15.
William Hutton (Modified translation and notes, set status) on 23 March 2001@12:40:00.
David Whitehead (restorative and other cosmetics) on 26 February 2003@08:45:30.
Catharine Roth (added betacode, notes, and keywords; replaced non-functioning links) on 8 March 2006@11:02:28.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 9 March 2006@03:11:56.
David Whitehead on 30 October 2013@10:00:58.


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