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Headword: Χήρα
Adler number: chi,287
Translated headword: widow
Vetting Status: high
Also [sc. attested is] χηρεία ["widowhood"], [formed] out of the [verb][1] χηρεύω ["I am bereaved"].
Greek Original:
Χήρα. καὶ Χηρεία, ἐκ τοῦ χηρεύω.
Same material, variously, in other lexica.
For the (unglossed) primary headword see e.g. under chi 208; and note Menander's play Widow.
[1] For this verb see chi 290.
Keywords: comedy; dialects, grammar, and etymology; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 9 January 2004@05:29:40.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 10 January 2004@17:03:42.
David Whitehead (modified keywords; cosmetics) on 6 August 2004@05:55:31.
David Whitehead on 11 November 2013@07:00:37.
David Whitehead on 1 June 2016@03:32:34.


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