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Headword: *dia/zwma
Adler number: delta,550
Translated headword: loin-cloth
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a covering around the genitals.
Greek Original:
*dia/zwma: to\ peri\ ta\ ai)doi=a ske/pasma.
Same entry in ps.-Zonaras.
The headword, a neuter noun, is mentioned in (e.g.) Thucydides 1.6.5 as worn in the early Olympian games: web address 1.
cf. generally delta 551.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: athletics; chronology; clothing; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; historiography
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 7 October 2004@00:38:37.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 7 October 2004@03:35:49.
David Whitehead (expanded note; more keywords) on 27 June 2012@10:06:01.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 27 June 2012@22:28:14.
David Whitehead (cosmetic) on 20 October 2015@03:02:29.


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