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Headword: *plagkth/
Adler number: pi,1676
Translated headword: roamer
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] she who wanders.
Greek Original:
*plagkth/: h( planwme/nh.
Feminine nominative singular of this adjective, evidently quoted from somewhere (probably Callimachus, Hymns 4.273).
For the glossing cf. generally Etymologicum Magnum 674.13ff, and a scholion on Homer, Odyssey 21.363 (where the masculine vocative plagkte/ occurs).
The feminine plural is used for the legendary Clashing Rocks, as at Homer, Odyssey 12.61.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography; mythology; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 22 September 2010@23:33:40.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked headword; augmented notes; another keyword) on 23 September 2010@03:10:29.
David Whitehead on 4 October 2013@07:00:45.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 2 July 2014@00:44:59.


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