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Headword: *qhlu/mhtris
Adler number: theta,336
Translated headword: cross-dresser, transvestite
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] catamite/sodomite.
Greek Original:
*qhlu/mhtris: o( po/rnos.
Same entry in ps.-Zonaras and, accrding to Adler, the Ambrosian Lexicon (222, cf. 247). The headword, transmitted in these lexica as qhlu/mhtris, should probably be qhlumi/trhs: see LSJ s.v. ('in women's clothes': web address 1), noting a probable conjecture to that effect in Lucian.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; women
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 22 February 2008@23:31:30.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 23 February 2008@22:39:04.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 24 February 2008@04:54:01.
David Whitehead on 3 January 2013@06:35:46.
David Whitehead (coding) on 28 April 2016@04:15:28.


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