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Headword: Ἐρυθαίνει
Adler number: epsilon,3093
Translated headword: reddens
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning he/she/it] makes [something] reddish.[1] Whence also [comes the noun] ἐρύθημα ["redness"],[2] [and] the root which is called ἐρυθρόδανον ["madder"].[3]
The plant of which the root [is] red, which which women redden their faces, is called ἄγχουσα . See also under ἄγχουσα .[4]
Greek Original:
Ἐρυθαίνει: πυρρὸν ποιεῖ. ὅθεν καὶ ἐρύθημα, ἡ ῥίζα, ἡ λεγομένη ἐρυθρόδανον. ὅτι ἡ βοτάνη, ἧς ἡ ῥίζα ἐρυθρά, ᾗ ἐρυθραίνουσι τὰ πρόσωπα αἱ γυναῖκες, ἄγχουσα λέγεται. καὶ ζήτει ἐν τῷ ἄγχουσα.
Notes:
[1] The headword is third person singular, present indicative active, of the verb ἐρυθαίνω (cf. epsilon 3092); it must be quoted from somewhere.
[2] epsilon 3095.
[3] (Or ἐρευθέδανον , Rubia tinctorum.) Same glossing in Hesychius, Photius, the Lexica Segueriana.
[4] alpha 416.
Keywords: botany; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 18 December 2007@20:19:15.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; cosmetics) on 19 December 2007@03:32:48.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 29 October 2012@10:37:33.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 9 September 2014@21:50:30.

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