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Headword: *)/arkeios kefalh\
Adler number: alpha,3952
Translated headword: bear's head
Vetting Status: high
['Bear's head'] and 'bear's [a)/rkeion] flesh'.[1]
But a)/rkion ["sufficient"] [means] adequate and useful.[2]
Greek Original:
*)/arkeios kefalh\ kai\ *)/arkeion kre/as. *)/arkion de\ to\ i(kano\n kai\ w)fe/limon.
[1] These two phrases -- two separate entries in ps.-Zonaras and, according to Adler, the Ambrosian Lexicon -- must be quoted from somewhere.
[2] cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 2.393, where this adjective occurs.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; food; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 29 July 2001@07:02:12.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 29 July 2001@12:13:09.
David Whitehead (added note and keyword) on 25 August 2002@05:23:36.
David Whitehead (internal rearrangement; augmented notes and keywords) on 10 November 2005@09:48:23.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; betacode and other cosmetics) on 12 April 2012@07:22:59.
David Whitehead on 31 August 2015@06:26:30.


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