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Headword: *ka/ndus
Adler number: kappa,304
Translated headword: kandus, kandys
Vetting Status: high
A Persian tunic.[1]
"[They] stripping off the kandus and pulling off the pants and removing the cap".[2]
Greek Original:
*ka/ndus: xitw\n *persiko/s. a)podu/santes de\ to\n ka/ndun kai\ ta\s a)nacuri/das e)celku/santes kai\ to\n pi=lon a)felo/ntes.
[1] 'Median double or upper garment with sleeves' (LSJ s.v.). The word commonly appears in Persian or Median contexts.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable. Pollux 7.58 also cites the ka/ndus in association with 'pants' (a)nacuri/des: alpha 1993, epsilon 2838, phi 460); and cf. Arrian, Anabasis 6.29.6. For the 'cap' see pi 1602.
Keywords: clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Adam McCollum on 13 March 2006@17:43:15.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference and keyword) on 14 March 2006@01:05:41.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; cosmetics) on 14 March 2006@03:37:24.
Catharine Roth (betacode typo) on 14 March 2006@10:52:31.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 23 March 2011@05:39:13.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 25 January 2013@09:40:48.


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