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Headword: *qu=son
Adler number: theta,617
Translated headword: sacrifice
Vetting Status: high
"Six sacrifices used to be performed with animals -- sheep, pig, goat, ox, bird, goose -- but the [ox] made out of flour was the seventh sacrifice." Look also under 'seventh ox'.[1]
Greek Original:
*qu=son: o(/ti e(\c qusi/ai e)c e)myu/xwn e)qu/onto, proba/tou, u(o/s, ai)go/s, boo/s, o)/rniqos, xhno/s: e)qu/eto e(/bdomos o( e)c a)leu/rou. kai\ zh/tei e)n tw=| bou=s e(/bdomos.
The unglossed headword is the aorist active imperative from qu/w ('sacrifice': theta 593); see already under alpha 238. Its (re-)appearance here is mysterious.
[1] beta 457, from which this material is repeated.
Keywords: agriculture; botany; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; food; religion; zoology
Translated by: William Hutton on 15 February 2008@04:39:26.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more x-refs) on 15 February 2008@05:01:29.
David Whitehead on 7 January 2013@09:44:54.
David Whitehead (tweaked note) on 28 April 2016@07:05:22.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 23 December 2018@02:02:32.


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