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Headword: *korei/as
Adler number: kappa,2075
Translated headword: of maidenhead
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] of virginity.[1] In the Epigrams: "[Zeus] cut through the knots of her untouched golden maidenhead."[2]
Greek Original:
*korei/as: parqeni/as. e)n *)epigra/mmasi: xru/seos a)yau/stoio die/tmagen a(/mma korei/as.
[1] Genitive singular (of koreia (B) in LSJ), extracted from the quotation given cf. generally kappa 2078.
[2] Greek Anthology 5.217.1 (Paul the Silentiary); cf. alpha 1510, kappa 454.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; imagery; medicine; mythology; poetry; religion
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 29 January 2009@08:19:42.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, added note and keywords, set status) on 29 January 2009@16:06:26.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 1 February 2009@04:47:30.
David Whitehead on 11 March 2013@09:40:42.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 31 December 2019@14:09:54.


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