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Headword: *maieutikh=s
Adler number: mu,318
Translated headword: of midwifery
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] of [sc. the practice of] medicine.
Greek Original:
*maieutikh=s: i)atrikh=s.
The headword is genitive singular of the feminine adjective maieutikh/, attested in literal and figurative senses. Same or similar entry in other lexica (see the references to Photius mu26 Theodoridis). The headword must be quoted from somewhere, probably (as Naber suggested) Plato, Theaetetus 161E; see also Politicus 268A.
See also mu 315, mu 316, mu 317, mu 319, mu 320, mu 341, mu 345.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; imagery; medicine; philosophy; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 23 April 2008@10:50:09.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 24 April 2008@03:22:28.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 12 May 2013@06:51:40.
David Whitehead (coding) on 17 May 2016@08:14:03.


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