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Headword: *podh/rhs
Adler number: pi,1846
Translated headword: feet-reaching
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a tunic [extending down] to the feet. But some [say it is] a border[?][1] [made] out of purple or linen stitched on the bottom of the robe.
Greek Original:
*podh/rhs: e(/ws tw=n podw=n xitw/n. oi( de\ to\ surrapto/menon ei)s to\ katw/teron th=s stolh=s e)k porfu/ras h)\ bu/ssou r(a/kion.
Same or similar glossing in other lexica (references at Photius pi984 Theodoridis), and in e.g. a scholion on Lucian (272.22 Rabe).
See generally on this adjective LSJ s.v., and cf. kappa 2733, xi 169, sigma 981, phi 180.
[1] *(ra/kion usually means a rag, but that sense is clearly not appropriate here.
Keywords: clothing; definition; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 23 December 2012@22:46:59.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded note; tweaking) on 24 December 2012@03:44:54.
Catharine Roth (tweak) on 24 December 2012@08:22:05.
Catharine Roth (added a note) on 24 December 2012@11:01:16.
David Whitehead on 7 October 2013@07:15:52.


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