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Headword: Εἴρια
Adler number: epsiloniota,197
Translated headword: locks
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] tufts.[1] "And accept [the] rosy locks."[2] This is [the same as] ἔρια .[3]
Greek Original:
Εἴρια: μαλλία. εἴριά τε ῥοδόεντα δέχευ. τουτέστιν ἔρια.
The headword, neuter plural, is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
cf. generally epsiloniota 201, epsiloniota 203, epsiloniota 204.
[1] cf. epsilon 2976.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.250.5, with the verb from line 3; cf. mu 1172.
[3] Attic ἔριον , epic and Ionic εἴριον , indicating an original *ἔρfιον : see LSJ s.v.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 1 August 2005@00:50:15.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked headword and translation; augmented notes) on 1 August 2005@02:19:35.
David Whitehead on 26 November 2012@06:30:53.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 19 April 2018@01:28:30.


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