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Headword: Tou Moruchou
Adler number: tau,822
Translated headword: of Morychos; of Morychus
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] of Dionysos/Dionysus. [The verb] moru/cai is 'to stain'; inasmuch as he too is stained by the new wine of the grape-clusters and the green figs [sic] in the lees.[1]
Greek Original:
Tou Moruchou: Dionusou. moruxai to molunai esti: paroson kakeinos tôi gleukei tôn staphulôn kai tois chlôrois sukois en tôi trugei molunetai.
The headword, genitive case of this Sicilian epithet of Dionysos, must be quoted from somewhere.
cf. mu 1266, mu 1343.
[1] Zenobius 5.13 had put this less clumsily, mentioning the figs only after the grapes.
Keywords: agriculture; botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; geography; imagery; mythology; religion; trade and manufacture
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 February 2014@06:24:44.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 21 February 2014@10:30:44.
David Whitehead (more notes; another keyword) on 23 February 2014@04:09:55.


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