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Headword: Εἰνάτηρ
Adler number: epsiloniota,156
Translated headword: sister-in-law
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a nubile[1] young woman.
Greek Original:
Εἰνάτηρ: ἡ νύμφη.
The headword occurs four times in Homer (always in the plural). The initial diphthong may be a metrical lengthening: see LSJ s.v. εἰνάτερες (web address 1).
[1] Or newly-married; cf. nu 588, nu 594, nu 595.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; gender and sexuality; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 31 July 2005@07:13:28.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note, added link and keyword, set status) on 31 July 2005@17:57:45.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 1 August 2005@02:06:53.
David Whitehead on 25 November 2012@08:53:39.


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