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Headword: *kuno/muia
Adler number: kappa,2716
Translated headword: dog-fly
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] she who is shameless.
Greek Original:
*kuno/muia: h( a)naidh/s.
Abusive epithet found first in Homer (by various deities of each other) with the spelling kuna/muia. Already glossed at kappa 2693, q.v. for further references.
With this spelling it occurs frequently in the Septuagint, e.g. Exodus 8:18.
Keywords: definition; epic; ethics; imagery; mythology; poetry; religion; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 12 December 2007@07:36:34.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added note, set status) on 15 December 2007@21:28:37.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 16 December 2007@04:01:27.
William Hutton (augmented notes, added keyword, raised status) on 12 March 2008@09:07:21.
David Whitehead on 22 March 2013@05:02:21.


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