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Headword: *cuneune/ths
Adler number: xi,135
Translated headword: bed-mate
Vetting Status: high
Masculine; in the feminine [it is spelled] with an iota.[1]
Greek Original:
*cuneune/ths: a)rsenikw=s: qhlukw=s de\ dia\ tou= i.
cf. omicron 240, sigma 1519.
[1] i.e. the feminine form is xuneunetis. In either instance the word is used in poetry to mean "couch-mate," "bed-mate:" see LSJ entry at web address 1.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; poetry; tragedy; women
Translated by: James L. P. Butrica ✝ on 21 February 2000@12:24:04.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (rearranged, added keywords) on 10 January 2002@00:28:11.
Catharine Roth (added link) on 10 January 2002@00:31:19.
David Whitehead (added x-ref) on 4 May 2003@10:43:09.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics; raised status) on 17 September 2007@05:27:10.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 17 September 2007@13:40:41.


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