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Headword: *)epimasti/dios
Adler number: epsilon,2457
Translated headword: breastfeeding
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] one who/which is suckling. "The youngest child was breastfeeding, and his mother was holding fast to him."[1]
Greek Original:
*)epimasti/dios: o( qhla/zwn. o( de\ new/tatos pai=s e)pimasti/dios h)=n, ou(= h( mh/thr a)ntei/xeto.
Tragedic vocabulary (in origin at least): see LSJ s.v.
[1] From Nicolaus of Damascus, FGrH 90 F13, on Heracles and the sons of Megara. See Favuzzi [cited under alpha 1990] 57.
Keywords: children; daily life; definition; food; gender and sexuality; mythology; tragedy; women
Translated by: William Hutton on 23 November 2007@16:55:15.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 23 November 2007@22:05:35.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 25 November 2007@03:39:54.
David Whitehead (modified and expanded n.1; another keyword) on 7 June 2010@09:04:29.
David Whitehead on 16 October 2012@06:06:37.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 29 January 2016@07:27:33.


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