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Headword: *misga/gkeia
Adler number: mu,1110
Translated headword: watersmeet
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a hollow place, into which the waters brought down from many mountains mix.[1]
The hollow place is likewise called a cuna/gkeia.[2]
Greek Original:
*misga/gkeia: to/pos koi=los, ei)s o(\n ta\ katafero/mena mi/sgetai a)po\ pleio/nwn o)rw=n u(/data. cuna/gkeia de\ le/getai w(sau/tws o( koi=los to/pos.
For this noun used figuratively see under epsilon 3650.
[1] = Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon (113.4), Synagoge mu230 (with the corrupt reading poiki/los "variegated" for koi=los "hollow"), Photius mu467 Theodoridis (same error); cf. Hesychius mu1440, mu1443. From commentary on Homer, Iliad 4.453, where the accusative case of this noun occurs; cf. the scholia ad loc.
[2] See xi 112, sigma 1421.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography; poetry
Translated by: David Whitehead on 29 June 2009@07:58:30.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (augmented notes, added keyword, raised status) on 29 June 2009@08:49:05.
David Whitehead (another note) on 29 June 2009@09:05:52.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 23 May 2013@09:59:59.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference) on 16 February 2014@11:56:29.


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