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Headword: *skaia=|
Adler number: sigma,546
Translated headword: with the left [hand]
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] with the better [hand].
Greek Original:
*skaia=|: th=| a)ristera=|.
Feminine dative singular of the archaic/poetic adjective skaio/s (cognate with Latin scaevus). Same gloss in other lexica, and in a scholion on Homer, Iliad 1.501, where the headword occurs (web address 1). The euphemistic a)ristero/s is the usual prose word for "left." See also sigma 547, sigma 548, sigma 549, sigma 550; and cf. laio/s at lambda 174 and lambda 193.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; imagery
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 7 January 2011@01:06:55.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 9 January 2011@05:20:02.
David Whitehead on 29 December 2013@07:19:02.


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