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Headword: *(alica/ntois
Adler number: alpha,1236
Translated headword: sea-worn
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] those withered away by the sea. In the Epigrams: "[o Priapus, enjoying] sea-worn reefs of the coast islet."[1]
Greek Original:
*(alica/ntois: tai=s u(po\ th=s a(lo\s chrainome/nais. e)n *)epigra/mmasi: a)ktai/hs nhsi=dos a(lica/ntoisi xoira/sin.
The headword is feminine dative plural of this adjective, presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Greek Anthology 6.89.1-2 (Maecius); again at nu 342. For "reefs" -- sunken rocks which look like a hog's back -- see LSJ s.v. xoira/s.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; poetry; religion; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 12 May 2000@10:38:19.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added note and keywords) on 16 June 2002@16:46:06.
David Whitehead (modified translation; augmented notes; cosmetics) on 17 June 2002@03:51:15.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks) on 6 February 2012@07:28:13.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 31 March 2012@23:39:23.
David Whitehead on 2 June 2015@03:34:46.


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