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Headword: Ἐγκονίδες
Adler number: epsilon,111
Translated headword: serving-girls
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] maid-servants.
Greek Original:
Ἐγκονίδες: αἱ ὑπηρέτιδες.
Same entry in ps.-Zonaras. The headword is a noun, otherwise unattested, related to the verb ἐγκονέω (epsilon 107, epsilon 108, epsilon 109). Here in the nominative plural, evidently quoted from somewhere but not independently attested.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 24 June 2005@09:41:02.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added note and keywords, set status) on 24 June 2005@15:20:29.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 26 June 2005@04:35:06.
David Whitehead on 25 July 2012@06:13:10.
David Whitehead on 4 December 2015@05:28:10.


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