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Headword: *smw/digges
Adler number: sigma,745
Translated headword: bruises
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] welts.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the the singular] smw=dic, [meaning a] welt, the swelling [that results] from blows.[2]
Greek Original:
*smw/digges: mw/lwpes. kai\ *smw=dic, mw/lwy, to\ e)k plhgw=n oi)/dhma.
[1] = Synagoge sigma154, Photius sigma410 Theodoridis; cf. Hesychius sigma1296. Probably from commentary to Homer, Iliad 23.716, where the headword appears in this form (nominative plural), of Ajax and Odysseus in a wrestling match; see also n. 2.
[2] = Synagoge sigma155, Photius sigma411 Theodoridis; from commentary to Homer, Iliad 2.267, where the headword appears in this form (nominative singular); cf. Apollonius Sophistes, Homeric Lexicon 143.18-21, who ascribes the gloss to Apion (fr. 123). For similar but independent glosses see Pausanias the Atticist zeta5, Hesychius sigma1297, ps.-Herodian (On Orthography 3.2.582.22).
Keywords: athletics; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; medicine; poetry
Translated by: William Hutton on 9 March 2014@17:20:09.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (expanded note, added keyword, set status) on 9 March 2014@22:54:14.
David Whitehead (cosmetics; raised status) on 10 March 2014@04:19:48.


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