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Headword: *ko/nnous
Adler number: kappa,2047
Translated headword: trinkets
Vetting Status: high
"Everyone was presented with suitable gifts, trinkets and armlets for the boys,[1] drambai[2] and knives for the young men." Polybius says [this].
Greek Original:
*ko/nnous: e)dwrei=to de\ pa=si ta\ pre/ponta, toi=s me\n paisi\ ko/nnous kai\ ye/llia, toi=s de\ neani/skois dramba\s kai\ maxai/ras. *polu/bio/s fhsi.
The headword, evidently extracted from the quotation carelessly given (Polybius 10.18.6, web address 1), is accusative plural of the noun ko/nnos (in Polybius ko/nos).
[1] (Carthaginian) girls in Polybius.
[2] A word otherwise unattested; and the mss of Polybius have r(amfa/s, "bills, hooked knives."
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: children; clothing; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 9 March 2009@23:59:43.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 10 March 2009@04:23:04.
David Whitehead on 11 March 2013@08:00:12.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 8 April 2013@01:41:07.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 30 December 2019@17:56:34.


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