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Headword: *bwtia/neira
Adler number: beta,506
Translated headword: man-feeding
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] that which feeds men.
Greek Original:
*bwtia/neira: h( bo/skousa tou\s a)/ndras.
Epic adjective, feminine nominative singular, applied to land; cf. LSJ s.v.: "epith. of fruitful countries" (web address 1). For the gloss see the scholia to Homer, Iliad 1.155; also in Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon, and other lexica.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; food; geography; imagery
Translated by: Joseph McAlhany on 14 October 2001@11:13:24.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link) on 15 October 2001@18:01:39.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 26 February 2003@08:52:42.
David Whitehead (expanded note; more keywords; cosmetics) on 3 June 2012@07:48:13.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 3 April 2015@00:51:50.
David Whitehead on 23 September 2015@09:00:21.


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