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Headword: Ῥυσαί
Adler number: rho,305
Translated headword: wrinkled [women]
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning sc. women] having wrinkles.
Greek Original:
Ῥυσαί: ῥυτίδας ἔχουσαι.
The headword is an adjective in the feminine nominative plural. Same glossing in other lexica (references at Photius rho185 Theodoridis), and in a scholion on Homer, Iliad 9.499. The headword actually occurs in verse 503 there (web address 1, and see pi 291), referring to the personified prayers (Λιταί ).
cf. generally rho 304, rho 307, rho 318, rho 319.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; imagery; medicine; mythology; religion; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 17 October 2010@01:55:09.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 17 October 2010@04:31:19.
David Whitehead on 30 October 2013@07:26:21.


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