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Headword: *knw/ssousan
Adler number: kappa,1886
Translated headword: slumbering
Vetting Status: high
[Meanring her] sleeping.[1] In the Epigrams: "the slumbering wardress I escaped".[2]
Greek Original:
*knw/ssousan: koimwme/nhn. e)n *)epigra/mmasi: th\n fu/laka knw/ssousan u(pe/kfugon.
[1] The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is present active participle, feminine accusative singular, of knw/ssw. For this verb (and this gloss) cf. kappa 1885.
[2] Greek Anthology 5.294.11 (Agathias Scholasticus).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 20 April 2008@09:23:30.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 20 April 2008@16:11:07.
David Whitehead (augmented n.1) on 21 April 2008@03:31:37.
David Whitehead on 6 March 2013@03:10:56.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 30 September 2019@15:46:28.


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