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Headword: *qhga/nh
Adler number: theta,324
Translated headword: whetstone
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] sharpener. "Newly sharpened with an iron-eating whetstone". Sophocles [sc. uses the phrase].[1]
Greek Original:
*qhga/nh: h( a)ko/nh. sidhrobrw=ti qhga/nh| nehkonh/s. *sofoklh=s.
cf. generally theta 325.
[1] Sophocles, Ajax 820, with comment from the scholia there.
Keywords: daily life; definition; imagery; poetry; science and technology; tragedy
Translated by: Nicholas Wilshere on 14 April 2003@17:37:05.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 15 April 2003@04:51:00.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaking) on 2 January 2013@09:04:29.


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