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Headword: *qhlutera/wn
Adler number: theta,339
Translated headword: of women, of woman-kind
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] of females.
Greek Original:
*qhlutera/wn: tw=n qhleiw=n.
The headword is feminine genitive plural, epic/poetic form, of qh=lus (with the element -ter- indicating an opposition of two alternatives). See e.g. Homer, Odyssey 11.386 and 23.166, and frequently thereafter in the Homeric Hymns, Hesiod and later epic and other poetry.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; gender and sexuality; poetry; women
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 22 February 2008@23:11:53.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation and note, set status) on 23 February 2008@23:55:42.
Catharine Roth (augmented note, added keyword) on 24 February 2008@01:55:25.
David Whitehead (anugmented note and keyword; cosmetics) on 24 February 2008@05:04:06.
David Whitehead on 3 January 2013@06:45:18.
David Whitehead (coding) on 28 April 2016@04:17:17.


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