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Headword: *trixologei=n
Adler number: tau,1041
Translated headword: to hair-count
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to count up the hairs and to exercise thought about them.
Greek Original:
*trixologei=n: ta\s tri/xas a)nale/gesqai kai\ peri\ au)tw=n fronti/zein.
Same entry in Photius and other lexica.
LSJ s.v. registers this rare verb only for its appearance in a Hippocratic case-study (Epidemics 3.17) describing one of the symptoms of a dying Thasian woman; but these lexica seem to be describing something different.
Keywords: definition; geography; mathematics; medicine; philosophy; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 20 May 2011@05:47:00.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 26 May 2011@01:02:25.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword) on 26 May 2011@03:23:08.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 15 August 2011@07:54:10.
David Whitehead on 15 January 2014@07:43:13.
David Whitehead on 29 May 2016@06:46:19.


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