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Headword: *qh=lus
Adler number: theta,338
Translated headword: feminine, female
Vetting Status: high
In Homer it is formed like ph=xus. "Hera being female".[1] Also "female horses": as if to say mares.[2]
But in the neuter [it is] qh=lu.
Greek Original:
*qh=lus: par' *(omh/rw| e)sxhma/tistai w(s ph=xus. *(/hrh qh=lus e)ou=sa. kai\ qh/leas i(/ppous: oi(onei\ qhlei/as. ou)dete/rws de\ qh=lu.
[1] Homer, Iliad 19.97, with comment from the scholia there.
[2] Homer, Iliad 5.269, with comment (glossing the form qh/leas with qhlei/as) from the scholia there.
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; mythology; religion; zoology
Translated by: Bobbiejo Winfrey on 12 August 2003@07:47:31.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (supplied notes; augmented keywords; cosmetics) on 12 August 2003@08:01:21.
David Whitehead on 3 January 2013@06:43:49.


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