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Headword: *)anaphni/zw
Adler number: alpha,2013
Translated headword: I wind thread off a reel
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] I gather up,[1] I loosen, I wind up.
Greek Original:
*)anaphni/zw: a)nale/gomai, e)klu/w, a)nakukli/w.
This active form is a later development of a)naphni/zomai ("unwind, reel off, of the thread of a silk worm's cocoon": LSJ s.v.); both are related to the noun ph/nh (bobbin, spool, thread, woof). See link to the LSJ entry at web address 1.
[1] Likewise in ps.-Zonaras and, according to Adler, the Ambrosian Lexicon.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 7 October 2000@11:52:49.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 31 July 2002@09:04:06.
David Whitehead (expanded notes; another keyword) on 27 February 2012@05:28:12.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note and link) on 24 September 2013@23:37:19.
David Whitehead on 2 July 2015@03:17:44.


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