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Headword: *)wmoboi/+nas
Adler number: omega,93
Translated headword: [ones] made of raw ox-hide
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] hides.
Greek Original:
*)wmoboi/+nas: bu/rsas.
The entry defines a rare adjective (LSJ entry at web address 1) which describes hides used in making, amongst other things, light shields. Its feminine accusative plural, here, must be quoted from somewhere; very probably Herodotus 7.76 or 7.79 (web address 2), but note also Diodorus Siculus 3.33.1.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; military affairs; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: Janie Zuber on 2 April 2000@22:06:38.
Vetted by:
Helma Dik on 4 April 2000@12:21:53.
David Whitehead (augmented note; added keywords; cosmetics) on 13 June 2002@07:53:11.
Catharine Roth (removed one link) on 13 September 2005@19:49:06.
David Whitehead (tweaking; raised status) on 31 October 2013@07:24:49.
David Whitehead on 31 October 2013@07:27:30.


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