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Headword: *pinw/dhs
Adler number: pi,1624
Translated headword: greasy, dirty
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] filthy.
Greek Original:
*pinw/dhs: h( r(upara/.
Likewise in other lexica; references at Photius pi889 Theodoridis. The headword, nominative singular of this adjective, could be either masculine or feminine in itself, but the feminine gloss shows that it is extracted from a context where it is applied to a feminine person or thing. (Thus not from Lycophron, Alexandra 975. Euripides uses the neuter at Orestes 225, about Orestes' hair.)
Keywords: clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 30 August 2012@00:41:44.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks) on 30 August 2012@03:26:20.
David Whitehead on 4 October 2013@04:55:30.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 21 February 2016@20:10:47.


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