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Headword: *(ulako/mwroi
Adler number: upsilon,87
Translated headword: stupidly-barking, stupidly-howling
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning dogs] inclined to bark/howl, those labouring at their barking.
Greek Original:
*(ulako/mwroi: u(laktikoi/, oi( peri\ to\ u(laktei=n ponou/menoi.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica, including Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon; references at Photius upsilon41, where Theodoridis corrects the transmitted u(lako/moroi to u(lako/mwroi (as in the Suda and elsewhere). An epithet for dogs (implying persistent, pointless barking): see Homer, Odyssey 14.29 and 16.4 (web address 1 and web address 2), and the scholia to the first of those passages.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; zoology
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 19 July 2009@10:19:56.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks) on 20 July 2009@03:49:38.
David Whitehead (expanded note; tweaking) on 19 November 2013@10:19:28.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 20 November 2013@01:31:41.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 25 April 2015@22:09:48.


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