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Headword: *mu/kh
Adler number: mu,1391
Translated headword: scabbard, sheath
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] case/covering.
Greek Original:
*mu/kh: h( qh/kh.
ps.-Zonaras mu1376 is more explicit: 'case/covering of a sword; from the [verb] mu/w, [meaning] I enclose'. (For this verb see mu 1425.) In any case the word is attested elsewhere, e.g. Herodotus 3.64.3.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 2 August 2009@07:08:42.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 2 August 2009@16:19:00.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword) on 3 August 2009@03:26:29.
David Whitehead on 29 May 2013@03:46:31.


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