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Headword: *ka/eira
Adler number: kappa,26
Translated headword: Kaeira
Vetting Status: high
A city[1] and a proper name.
Greek Original:
*ka/eira: po/lis kai\ o)/noma ku/rion.
The headword is the epic/Ionic dialect version of Karia, which also serves as a feminine adjective. See e.g. Homer, Iliad 4.142 (web address 1); Herodotus 5.88 (web address 2).
[1] Likewise, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography; historiography
Translated by: David Whitehead on 25 May 2003@09:40:31.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (added links, set status) on 28 May 2003@11:28:30.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 9 July 2004@12:25:50.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 27 July 2011@03:40:09.
David Whitehead on 18 January 2013@08:46:12.
David Whitehead on 29 April 2016@03:02:48.


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