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Headword: *kenh=s
Adler number: kappa,1318
Translated headword: of the empty
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] of the deprived [one], of [the one] left empty. "Lest some ill-wisher snatches [the child] away, like a cub from a lioness [left] empty." For hunters wait for the time when cubs are left alone by their mothers.[1]
Greek Original:
*kenh=s: e)sterhme/nhs, kekenwme/nhs. mh/ tis w(s kenh=s sku/mnon leai/nhs dusmenw=n a)narpa/sh|. oi( ga\r kunhgoi\ throu=si to\n kairo/n, o(po/te e)/rhmoi tw=n mhte/rwn ge/nwntai oi( sku/mnoi.
The headword, evidently extracted from the quotation given, is feminine genitive singular of this adjective (for which cf. kappa 1316).
[1] Sophocles, Ajax 986-7, with scholion.
Keywords: children; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; tragedy; zoology
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 28 October 2008@04:33:30.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 28 October 2008@08:37:10.
David Whitehead on 17 February 2013@08:45:18.


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