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Headword: Ἐσσήν
Adler number: epsilon,3131
Translated headword: monarch
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] king; properly of the bees.[1]
ἐσσῆνος [is] the genitive.
Greek Original:
Ἐσσήν: βασιλεύς: κυρίως τῶν μελισσῶν. Ἐσσῆνος, ἡ γενική.
Note:
[1] From scholia to Callimachus, Hymn to Zeus 1.66 ("monarch of gods" -- accusative case).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; poetry; religion; zoology
Translated by: Amelia Mathias on 27 September 2006@03:48:02.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (modified translation, added note and keywords.) on 27 September 2006@03:48:47.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics; raised status) on 27 September 2006@06:35:55.
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