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Headword: *pino/essa
Adler number: pi,1620
Translated headword: dirty
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] filthy, squalid. "I Virtue mourn, sitting heavy-hearted, with shorn hair, dirty, because of a judgment, because it was not the virtue of the Pelasgians that obtained victory, but their deceit."
Greek Original:
*pino/essa: r(upw=sa, au)xmw=sa. qumobarh\s *)areta\ mu/romai e(zome/na, a)plo/kamos, pino/essa, dia\ kri/sin, o(/ti *pelasgw=n ou)k a)reta\ nika=n e)/llaxen, a)lla\ do/los.
The headword, feminine nominative singular of the adjective pino/eis (a rare poetic variant of pinaro/s, pi 1616), is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Greek Anthology 7.146.2-4 (Antipater of Sidon). For the Pelasgians see pi 934.
Keywords: clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; geography; history; imagery; military affairs; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 4 September 2012@01:03:01.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 9 September 2012@04:31:35.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr) on 4 October 2013@04:48:46.


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