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Headword: *qhkto/n
Adler number: theta,330
Translated headword: whetted
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning having been] sharpened.[1] "Placing the whetted sword on the shield, she said, gnashing her sharp teeth [...]."[2]
Greek Original:
*qhkto/n: h)konhme/non. qhkto\n d' e)n probo/lw| qeme/na ci/fos ei)=pen o)do/nta o)cu\n e)pibru/kousa.
[1] The headword is a verbal adjective from qh/gw (theta 325), masculine accusative singular or neuter nominative/accusative singular; neuter accusative if, as is likely, it is extracted from the quotation given.
[2] Greek Anthology 7.433.3-4 (Tymneus: Spartan mother kills cowardly son); cf. beta 572. See epsilon 2916 for another extract from this epigram.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; military affairs; poetry; science and technology; trade and manufacture; women
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 22 February 2008@17:13:37.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (modified translation, added notes and keywords, set status) on 22 February 2008@22:28:41.
David Whitehead (another x-ref; another keyword; cosmetics) on 24 February 2008@04:06:16.
David Whitehead on 3 January 2013@06:13:19.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 25 November 2018@23:36:11.
Ronald Allen (added cross-reference n.2) on 23 July 2022@16:20:32.


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