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Headword: *)/amnamos
Adler number: alpha,1607
Translated headword: offspring
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] descendant;[1] properly [used] in reference to sheep. From the [noun] a)mno/s ["lamb"].
Greek Original:
*)/amnamos: a)po/gonos: kuri/ws e)pi\ tw=n proba/twn. para\ to\ a)mno/s.
Same entry in ps-Zonaras, and two etymological lexica. Different glossing in Hesychius alpha3715: 'son of a son'. The headword itself occurs several times (in different cases) in Lycophron, Alexandra; line 872, which has this nominative singular, generated several scholia.
[1] cf. theta 308.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry; zoology
Translated by: Oliver Phillips ✝ on 1 November 2000@19:30:03.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 10 July 2002@03:20:52.
David Whitehead (another note; betacode and other cosmetics) on 15 February 2012@06:52:20.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keyords) on 16 June 2015@11:38:59.


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