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Headword: *(alu/sion
Adler number: alpha,1440
Translated headword: necklace
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] type of chain around the neck. Menander in Carian Woman [writes]: "let someone give you a necklace around your neck."[1]
Greek Original:
*(alu/sion: ploki/ou ge/nos peri\ to\n tra/xhlon. *me/nandros *kari/nh|: peri\ to\n tra/xhlon a(lu/sio/n ti/ soi do/tw.
Same or similar entry in Photius and elsewhere, The headword is a diminutive form of a(/lusis: see alpha 1439 and LSJ entry at web address 1.
[1] Menander fr. 258 Kock, 224 K.-Th., 202 K.-A.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: clothing; comedy; definition; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 8 June 2000@15:54:40.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (Added note, link, and keyword.) on 5 September 2000@00:58:41.
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 5 July 2002@03:25:00.
David Whitehead (expanded notes) on 11 February 2012@06:01:08.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 14 March 2012@00:58:38.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 15 November 2013@09:59:43.
David Whitehead on 24 December 2014@04:18:19.
David Whitehead on 14 June 2015@06:01:45.


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