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Headword: *canqi/zesqai
Adler number: xi,5
Translated headword: to brown, to make brown
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to adorn one's hair.
Greek Original:
*canqi/zesqai: kosmei=sqai ta\s tri/xas.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius xi3 Theodoridis.
For the colour canqo/s see xi 3; for the verb canqi/zw see xi 4. The adjective and its cognates were very frequently applied to hair, whether human or animal: see LSJ s.v.
Keywords: clothing; daily life; definition
Translated by: James L. P. Butrica ✝ on 29 December 1998@12:22:18.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added headword and note) on 23 May 2001@09:03:07.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 22 February 2007@06:27:43.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 18 June 2013@07:44:20.
Catharine Roth (italics) on 6 July 2013@23:34:02.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference, cosmetics) on 8 December 2020@00:58:05.


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