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Headword: Χολάδες
Adler number: chi,377
Translated headword: guts
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] the entrails.[1]
In the Epigrams: "and a lance which often tasted the enemies' guts."[2]
Greek Original:
Χολάδες: τὰ ἔντερα. ἐν Ἐπιγράμμασι: ἀντιβίων τε πολλάκις ἐγχείην γευσαμένην χολάδων.
Notes:
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica and grammars, and see also the scholia to Homer, Iliad 4.536 = 21.181, where the nominative plural headword occurs.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.81.1-2 (using the genitive plural of the headword), already quoted at epsilon 178.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; medicine; military affairs; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 2 February 2006@18:39:40.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 3 February 2006@03:25:09.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 12 November 2013@07:06:39.

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