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Headword: *sardw/
Adler number: sigma,130
Translated headword: Sardo, Sardinia
Vetting Status: high
Sardo is a very large island near Italy; in it are various, very bright purple-fish.[1] And [there is] a proverb: 'Sardinian dip', meaning red, crimson.
Greek Original:
*sardw/: nh=sos e)sti megi/sth h( *sardw\ pro\s th=| *)itali/a|: e)n h(= gi/nontai porfu/rai dia/foroi kai\ o)cu/tatai. kai\ paroimi/a: ba/mma *sardianiko/n, a)nti\ tou= e)ruqro/n, foinikou=n.
From beta 89. On ancient Sardinia see generally OCD4 s.v.
[1] The word can also mean the purple dye extracted from such fish: see LSJ s.v.
Keywords: daily life; definition; geography; proverbs; science and technology; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 31 October 2001@04:52:48.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 28 November 2004@22:55:09.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 29 November 2004@03:40:13.
David Whitehead on 22 December 2013@06:04:03.
David Whitehead on 9 August 2014@10:04:57.


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