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Headword: Ἦνις
Adler number: eta,394
Translated headword: yearling?
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] year-old, unbroken.
Greek Original:
Ἦνις: ὁ ἐνιαύσιος, ὁ ἀκέντριστος.
Note:
The meaning of the headword adjective (paroxytone ἤνις or, as here, properispomenon ἦνις ) -- feminine, despite this glossing -- is uncertain, but it is used in Homer and elsewhere of cows and other livestock.
Keywords: agriculture; chronology; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 15 October 2006@07:43:24.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note, set status) on 15 October 2006@16:12:45.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 16 October 2006@03:02:33.
David Whitehead (tweaked note) on 17 December 2012@08:14:41.
Catharine Roth (augmented note) on 21 December 2012@23:33:31.

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