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Headword: *ko/kkuc
Adler number: kappa,1920
Translated headword: cuckoo
Vetting Status: high
A kind of bird; the one we call kou=kkos.
Greek Original:
*ko/kkuc: ei)=dos o)rne/ou: o( par' h(mi=n kou=kkos.
The headword is first attested in Hesiod, Works and Days 486, for which see the note at kappa 1918.
cf. also, and generally, alpha 31; and under psi 131.
Keywords: definition; poetry; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 8 October 2007@00:26:48.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and another keyword; cosmetics) on 8 October 2007@03:00:56.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 6 March 2013@09:17:28.


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