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Headword: *pih/enta
Adler number: pi,1568
Translated headword: fat
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] rich, flowery.[1] "Rich cakes and well-stored olive oil."[2]
Greek Original:
*pih/enta: lipara/, a)nqhra/. yaista/ te pih/enta kai\ eu)qh/sauron e)/laion.
[1] The headword is neuter nominative/accusative plural of the adjective pih/eis, a poetic equivalent of pi/wn (pi 1630, pi 1566). It is presumably extracted from the quotation given (which contains the only attestation of the word outside the Suda).
[2] Greek Anthology 6.300.3 (Leonidas); again at psi 35.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; imagery; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 19 March 2012@22:29:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 20 March 2012@04:43:44.
David Whitehead on 3 October 2013@07:07:05.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 9 July 2014@23:54:25.


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