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Headword: *)apekra/nice
Adler number: alpha,2997
Translated headword: struck off from the head
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] separated from the head, chopped off. "With a club he struck off the bull's curved horn from its head."[1]
Greek Original:
*)apekra/nice: th=s ka/ras a)pexw/risen, a)pe/koyen. o( de\ r(opa/lw| guro\n a)pekra/nice boo\s ke/ras.
The headword is presumably extracted from the quotation given, its only independent attestation.
[1] Greek Anthology 6.255.6-7; again at beta 469 (where however the verb is given as imperfect, not the aorist it ought to be).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 December 2000@21:12:31.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; added keywords; cosmetics) on 14 March 2001@11:05:25.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks) on 26 March 2012@07:01:01.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 4 July 2012@21:25:14.
David Whitehead on 6 August 2015@04:49:20.


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