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Headword: Αἰχμή
Adler number: alphaiota,390
Translated headword: spearpoint
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] the spear-head; the iron [part] of the spear.
Greek Original:
Αἰχμή: ἡ ἐπιδορατίς, ὁ σίδηρος τοῦ δόρατος.
Note:
Likewise or similarly in other lexica, incliding Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon (15.11-12), and cf. generally alphaiota 389; also (for the etymology) alphaiota 387, alphaiota 388, alphaiota 391.
Keywords: definition; epic; military affairs; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: William Hutton on 11 February 2003@15:05:39.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note) on 12 February 2003@05:44:04.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks) on 17 May 2012@09:37:24.
David Whitehead (expanded note; more keywords; tweaks) on 1 December 2015@08:02:26.

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