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Headword: *moqw/nh
Adler number: mu,1189
Translated headword: Mothone
Vetting Status: high
A name of a city.
Also [sc. attested is] 'Mothonaian', [meaning] the citizen [of it].
Greek Original:
*moqw/nh: o)/noma po/lews. kai\ *moqwnai=os, o( poli/ths.
Mothone (and its cognates) is an authentic alternative for Methone, a fortress on the SW coast of Messenia in the Peloponnese (Greece). The o-version doubtless recommended itself as a way of avoiding confusion with the better-known city of Methone -- present-day Nevestiki -- in the NW Aegean (mu 433, mu 434).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography
Translated by: David Whitehead on 8 July 2001@06:27:51.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (cosmetics, added keyword, set status) on 21 October 2003@22:58:54.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 22 October 2003@03:19:59.
David Whitehead on 28 July 2011@05:12:09.
David Whitehead on 26 May 2013@06:55:12.


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