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Headword: Δυσόρφναια
Adler number: delta,1670
Translated headword: dusky
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] black.
Greek Original:
Δυσόρφναια: μέλανα.
Note:
Same or similar entry in other lexica. The headword adjective (neuter plural) is quoted from Euripides, Phoenician Women 325 (web address 1), where it describes Jocasta's clothing; see the scholia there.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; mythology; tragedy; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 18 December 2003@06:30:45.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 23 December 2003@02:43:34.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 28 June 2004@07:38:05.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 22 July 2012@07:09:27.
David Whitehead on 17 November 2015@03:52:04.

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