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Headword: *kakorrafi/ai
Adler number: kappa,167
Translated headword: evil patchworks, patchworks of evil
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] evil contrivances.
Greek Original:
*kakorrafi/ai: kakosunqe/seis.
Untranslatably, both headword and gloss are single nouns in the Greek.
Same entry, i.e. with nominative plurals, in the Synagoge and Photius, but earlier Hesychius kappa343 had a very similar one with either accusative plurals or genitive singulars (i.e. the ambiguous --ias suffix); and cf. also the scholia to Homer, Iliad 15.16, where the genitive singular appears (-i/hs there: web address 1 below).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; imagery
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 9 March 2008@21:22:47.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword and note; more keywords) on 10 March 2008@05:05:22.
David Whitehead (tweaked notes) on 23 January 2013@07:27:28.
David Whitehead on 29 April 2016@03:56:42.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 17 March 2019@01:44:18.


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