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Headword: *taini/ai
Adler number: tau,208
Translated headword: fillets
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] linens cut-up into fine [strips].[1]
Aelian [writes]: "[...] his belly and his whole chest he will bind with fillets."[2]
Or a band of an outer-garment.[3]
Greek Original:
*taini/ai: li/na ei)s lepta\ diakekomme/na. *ai)liano/s: th\n nhdu\n kai\ to\n qw/raka pa/nta katadh/sei taini/ais. h)\ dia/dhma i(mati/ou.
See also tau 207 and tau 209, and cf. tau 210.
[1] cf. Etymologicum Magnum 749.43-44.
[2] Aelian fr. 92g Domingo-Forasté (89 Hercher), quoted more fully at alpha 1851.
[3] cf. Hesychius tau35.
Keywords: biography; clothing; definition; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 31 October 2012@02:01:44.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaking) on 31 October 2012@04:11:05.
David Whitehead on 7 January 2014@06:45:40.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 1 April 2014@21:55:42.
David Whitehead (expanded an abbreviation) on 27 May 2016@09:51:14.


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