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Headword: *kordu/lh
Adler number: kappa,2073
Translated headword: club, swelling, head-wrap
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] anything which projects out [from something] and is twisted together.[1] Also the binding around the shoulder. And [there is] a proverb: "[sc. someone] not worthy of a kordyle."[2]
Greek Original:
*kordu/lh: pa=n to\ e)ce/xon kai\ sunestramme/non. kai\ o( peri\ to\n w)=mon desmo/s. kai\ paroimi/a, *kordu/lhs ou)k a)/cios.
[1] Also kordu/la, Latin cordyla (Martial). See LSJ for various meanings; and cf. epsilon 86, nu 369, phi 28.
[2] Appendix Proverbiorum 3.49 (where indeed the whole of the present entry occurs).
Keywords: clothing; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; medicine; proverbs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 22 January 2009@00:57:05.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 22 January 2009@03:01:28.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 11 March 2013@09:36:08.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 23 March 2015@23:30:07.
David Whitehead (coding) on 2 May 2016@05:15:27.


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