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Headword: *leontei/dhs
Adler number: lambda,252
Translated headword: lion-like, lion-shaped
Vetting Status: high
and [sc. also attested is the phrase] 'lion's roar'.
Greek Original:
*leontei/dhs kai\ *leo/nteion bru/xhma.
The primary headword occurs only here and (according to Adler) in the Ambrosian Lexicon in this compressed form, but leontoeidh/s is well-enough attested elsewhere (esp. in Origen).
For 'lion's roar' (evidently quoted from somewhere) cf. phi 574.
Keywords: Christianity; dialects, grammar, and etymology; religion; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 9 April 2008@10:09:24.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 10 April 2008@15:22:26.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 11 April 2008@03:15:06.
David Whitehead on 4 April 2013@08:29:09.
David Whitehead on 16 May 2016@08:09:52.


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