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Headword: *su/nnome
Adler number: sigma,1596
Translated headword: partner, consort
Vetting Status: high
As [sc. a woman] sharing in the same life-style and the same pasture [nomh/]. This [is said] as in reference to birds. The hoopoe says this to the nightingale.
Greek Original:
*su/nnome: w(s mete/xousa tou= au)tou= bi/ou kai\ th=s au)th=s nomh=s. tou=to de\ w(s e)pi\ o)rne/wn. le/gei de\ tou=to o( e)/poy pro\s th\n a)hdo/na.
The headword is vocative of su/nnomos; cf. sigma 1599. From a scholion on Aristophanes, Birds 209, where it occurs.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; imagery; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 7 January 2014@01:24:03.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 7 January 2014@03:47:59.


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