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Headword: *(ra/mfos
Adler number: rho,34
Translated headword: beak
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning the] "snout" of birds.[1]
[Their] face.
Beak [rhamphos] applies to a bird, snout [rhungkos] to a pig.[2]
Greek Original:
*(ra/mfos: r(u/gxos o)rni/qwn. pro/swpon. *(ra/mfos e)pi\ o)rne/ou, r(u/gxos e)pi\ xoi/rou.
[1] Same or similar glossing in other lexica; references at Photius rho35 Theodoridis.
[2] From the scholia to Aristophanes, Birds 348, where "snout" occurs.
Keywords: comedy; definition; medicine; zoology
Translated by: Ross Scaife ✝ on 9 May 2002@17:15:46.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 10 May 2002@03:03:55.
David Whitehead (another note; another keyword) on 24 August 2011@03:43:37.
David Whitehead on 24 October 2013@10:01:09.


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