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Headword: *lo/fos
Adler number: lambda,703
Translated headword: ridge, crest
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a rise in the ground; or a head-dress.[1]
"And he had children, raising them in the foliage of the grainfield; [they were] already getting their crests and in their prime in feathers."[2] He is speaking about a lark.
Greek Original:
*lo/fos: gh=s a)na/sthma: h)\ perikefalai/a. kai\ pai=das ei)=xe lhi/+ou ko/mh| qre/yas, lofw=ntas h)/dh kai\ pteroi=sin a)kmai/ous. peri\ korudalou= fhsi.
cf. lambda 704.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica: see the references at Photius lambda415 Theodoridis.
[2] Babrius 88.3-4.
Keywords: agriculture; botany; clothing; definition; geography; poetry; zoology
Translated by: William Hutton on 28 June 2009@01:18:01.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 28 June 2009@05:19:18.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 22 April 2013@05:39:12.


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