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Headword: *lebhtwna/rion
Adler number: lambda,220
Translated headword: lebetonarion, levitonarion
Vetting Status: high
A monk's tunic, made out of hairs; [so called] in the native tongue of the Prousians.[1]
Greek Original:
*lebhtwna/rion: xitw\n monaxiko/s, e)k trixw=n sunteqeime/nos: kata\ th\n e)gxw/rion glw=ssan tw=n *prousae/wn.
The headword is attested with various spellings -- lebhtona/rion, lebitwna/rion, leuitwna/rion -- and is apparently of Semitic origin (so E.A. Sophocles s.v.).
Adler regards this entry as an interpolation from Symeon Metaphrastes (PG 116.45ab).
[1] The Pr(o)usians are the inhabitants of Pr(o)usa (cf. alpha 4739, delta 1240, phi 364).
Keywords: Christianity; clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; religion; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 9 April 2008@08:06:04.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (expanded note, set status) on 9 April 2008@15:33:48.
Catharine Roth on 9 April 2008@15:36:00.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 10 April 2008@03:11:53.
David Whitehead on 4 April 2013@06:58:19.


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