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Headword: *kua/neoi
Adler number: kappa,2580
Translated headword: blue
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] dark.[1]
"[...] putting down blue-gleaming spreads, as was the custom for those in mourning."[2]
Greek Original:
*kua/neoi: me/lanes. kuanaugh= peta/smata u(poballo/menai, w(/sper e)/qos h)=n toi=s e)n pe/nqei ou)=sin.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica (see the references at Photius kappa1139 Theodoridis) and in a scholion on Homer, Iliad 11.26, where the headword occurs (describing serpents depicted on Agamemnon's breastplate: web address 1).
[2] Quotation (with women, seemingly, as its subject) unidentifiable.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: art history; clothing; daily life; definition; epic; military affairs; women; zoology
Translated by: William Hutton on 28 April 2008@14:43:35.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note, added link and keyword, set status) on 28 April 2008@15:46:22.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks) on 29 April 2008@07:14:18.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 19 March 2013@07:39:37.


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