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Headword: *baqupe/plwn
Adler number: beta,36
Translated headword: of long-robed [women]
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] of large [ones], so it logically follows.
Greek Original:
*baqupe/plwn: mega/lwn, e)k tou= parakolouqou=ntos.
Same or very similar glossing (of this genitive plural headword) in Photius and elsewhere. Hesychius and others more helpfully explain that it refers to women.
The headword adjective itself is characteristic of late epic (Nonnus, Quintus); see also epsilon 3574.
Keywords: clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; medicine; poetry; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 12 April 2002@11:41:44.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 2 October 2002@05:57:24.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 18 May 2012@05:18:15.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 3 June 2012@00:05:50.
David Whitehead on 15 September 2015@03:32:02.


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