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Headword: *porfuri/wn
Adler number: pi,2100
Translated headword: purple coot, purple gallinule
Vetting Status: high
[porfuri/wn, genitive] porfuri/wnos.[1] A kind of bird, in Aristophanes.
Greek Original:
*porfuri/wn, porfuri/wnos: ei)=dos o)rne/ou, para\ *)aristofa/nei.
Aristophanes, Birds 553 (web address 1) -- unless it is a proper name there -- and Birds 707, 882, 1249.
[1] So too, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 28 February 2010@08:20:43.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 27 April 2010@22:42:52.
David Whitehead (another headword; another note) on 28 April 2010@03:26:16.
David Whitehead on 26 October 2011@08:25:21.
David Whitehead on 10 October 2013@08:52:12.
David Whitehead on 24 May 2016@03:29:16.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 15 October 2021@22:28:58.
Catharine Roth on 15 October 2021@22:32:13.


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