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Headword: *druokoi/ths
Adler number: delta,1545
Translated headword: oak-dweller
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"Shedding her virgin tears, the maiden Myro built a common tomb for the locust which sings in the fields and the oak-dweller cicada."[1]
Greek Original:
*druokoi/ths: a)kri/di th=| kat' a)/rouran a)hdo/ni kai\ druokoi/th| te/ttigi cuno\n tu/mbon e)/teuce *murw\ parqe/nion sta/casa ko/rh da/kru.
Notes:
The unglossed headword, nominative singular, appears in the dative in the quotation given -- but see next note.
[1] Greek Anthology 7.190.1-3 (Anyte or Leonidas), which actually has Doric druokoi/ta|.
Keywords: botany; daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; imagery; meter and music; poetry; women; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 26 March 2005@18:02:29.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 27 March 2005@04:20:41.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 18 July 2012@07:25:03.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; cosmetics) on 16 November 2015@04:01:39.

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