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Headword: Ἐχενηί̈ς
Adler number: epsilon,3990
Translated headword: ship-securing
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[An adjective applicable to] the anchor controlling the ship.
In the Epigrams [it is written]: "and a ship-securing anchor on them, shackle of the storm."[1]
Greek Original:
Ἐχενηί̈ς: ἡ κρατοῦσα τὴν ναῦν ἄγκυρα. ἐν Ἐπιγράμμασι: ἄγκυράν τ' ἐπὶ τοῖς ἐχενηί̈δα, δεσμὸν ἀέλλης.
Notes:
See also epsilon 3991.
[1] Greek Anthology 6.27.5.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; poetry; science and technology
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 6 February 2008@22:25:17.
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David Whitehead (tweaked headword and tr; more keywords) on 7 February 2008@06:04:25.
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Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 8 September 2008@19:59:35.
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