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Headword: *si/kinnis
Adler number: sigma,396
Translated headword: Sikinnis, sikinnis
Vetting Status: high
A proper name. Also a kind of dance. Also [sc. attested] in the neuter sikinnon.
Greek Original:
*si/kinnis: o)/noma ku/rion. kai\ ei)=dos o)rxh/sews. kai\ ou)de/teron *si/kinnon.
See LSJ s.v.: the sikin(n)is or sikinnon was a Satyr dance, named according to Arrian after a nymph Sikinnis (though others mention a male originator called Sikinnos).
cf. pi 3159, pi 3225.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; meter and music; mythology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 9 July 2004@11:31:18.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added cross-references, set status) on 11 July 2004@22:15:26.
David Whitehead on 30 July 2004@08:35:28.
David Whitehead on 24 December 2013@06:33:34.


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