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Headword: *tou= *moru/xou
Adler number: tau,822
Translated headword: of Morychos; of Morychus
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] of Dionysos/Dionysus. [The verb] moru/cai is 'to stain'; inasmuch as he too is stained by the new wine of the grape-clusters and the green figs [sic] in the lees.[1]
Greek Original:
*tou= *moru/xou: *dionu/sou. moru/cai to\ molu=nai/ e)sti: paro/son ka)kei=nos tw=| gleu/kei tw=n stafulw=n kai\ toi=s xlwroi=s su/kois e)n tw=| tru/gei molu/netai.
The headword, genitive case of this Sicilian epithet of Dionysos, must be quoted from somewhere.
cf. mu 1266, mu 1343.
[1] Zenobius 5.13 had put this less clumsily, mentioning the figs only after the grapes.
Keywords: agriculture; botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; geography; imagery; mythology; religion; trade and manufacture
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 February 2014@06:24:44.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 21 February 2014@10:30:44.
David Whitehead (more notes; another keyword) on 23 February 2014@04:09:55.


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