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Headword: Χηλαργοῖς
Adler number: chi,274
Translated headword: to flashing-hooved [ones]
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to those with white feet or to those with swift hooves. [Sophocles] said χηλάς meaning 'hooves'.
Greek Original:
Χηλαργοῖς: τοῖς λευκόποσιν ἢ ταῖς ταχείαις ταῖς χηλαῖς. χηλὰς δὲ ἀντὶ τῶν ὁπλῶν εἶπε.
The headword adjective, dative plural, is quoted from Sophocles, Electra 861 (where editors print Dindorf's χαλαργοῖς , from the scholia: web address 1 below). The gloss is taken from the scholia to this line.
For χηλή "hoof," see also chi 275, chi 276.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; tragedy; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 28 March 2008@15:31:55.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added cross-references, set status) on 29 March 2008@21:28:56.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 30 March 2008@05:53:27.
David Whitehead on 11 November 2013@06:39:05.


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