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Headword: *)omfalo/n
Adler number: omicron,317
Translated headword: navel
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the midmost [part].[1]
Also [sc. attested is] o)mfa/lion ["boss"] of a shield, [meaning] the midmost [part] of it.[2]
Greek Original:
*)omfalo/n: to\ mesai/taton. kai\ *)omfa/lion a)spi/dos, to\ mesai/taton au)th=s.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica (and scholia to epic and tragedy); references at Photius omicron322 Theodoridis.
[2] Already under omicron 316.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; imagery; military affairs; trade and manufacture; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 5 January 2010@00:55:22.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 6 January 2010@03:27:42.
David Whitehead on 30 June 2013@06:39:34.


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