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Headword: *bwtei=n
Adler number: beta,505
Translated headword: botein
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to plough. Laconians [sc. use the word].[1]
Greek Original:
*bwtei=n: a)rou=n. *la/kwnes.
Same entry in Photius; but in Hesychius, earlier, the verb is bowtei=n, not bwtei=n, and as such it is quoted from Hesiod, Works and Days 391.
[1] i.e. the verb 'to plough' in Laconian dialect.
Keywords: agriculture; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; poetry
Translated by: D. Graham J. Shipley on 9 December 2000@04:28:56.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords) on 4 July 2002@09:08:59.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 4 July 2007@10:20:15.
David Whitehead (expanded notes; another keyword) on 3 June 2012@07:44:28.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 13 August 2012@00:07:27.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 23 September 2015@08:59:15.


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