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Headword: *(armalia/
Adler number: alpha,3965
Translated headword: sustenance
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] nourishment.[1]
"From which you will derive greater sustenance."[2]
Some people give a(rma/maca a smooth breathing, irregularly.[3]
Greek Original:
*(armalia/: h( trofh/. w(=n a)/po pleiote/rhn oi)/seai a(rmalih/n. o(/ti to\ a(rma/maca/ tines yilou=si paralo/gws.
[1] Same glossing in Hesychius and elsewhere.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.302.8 (Leonidas of Tarentum), Leonidas asks mice to leave his hut, where they will find nothing to eat; cf. Gow and Page (vol. I, 119); (vol. II, 347-348); and further excerpts from this epigram at eta 380, kappa 2424, mu 702, sigma 676, and sigma 698.
[3] A a(rma/maca was a covered chariot: see LSJ s.v. This comment on the word obviously has no connection with the present entry, and is here simply by dint of alphabetical order.
A.S.F. Gow and D.L. Page, eds., The Greek Anthology: Hellenistic Epigrams, vol. I, (Cambridge, 1965)
A.S.F. Gow and D.L. Page, eds., The Greek Anthology: Hellenistic Epigrams, vol. II, (Cambridge, 1965)
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; poetry; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 30 July 2001@22:32:50.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified note; added keywords; cosmetics) on 31 July 2001@04:39:36.
David Whitehead (another note; betacode) on 12 April 2012@07:59:48.
David Whitehead on 31 August 2015@06:44:44.
Ronald Allen (expanded n.2, added bibliography, added cross-references, added keyword) on 30 March 2021@12:31:11.


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