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Headword: Ἤτρια
Adler number: eta,632
Translated headword: warps
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the upright threads.[1]
"[...] and the work-aiding[?] spindle and the comb picking out warps, the loom's dancer [...]."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἤτρια: οἱ στήμονες. τόντε πρόσεργον ἄτρακτον καὶ τὰν ἄτρια κριναμέναν κερκίδα, τὰν ἱστῶν μολπάτιδα.
cf. eta 634.
[1] cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 19.226.
[2] Greek Anthology 6. 288.3-5 (Leonidas of Tarentum, in Doric dialect). See also alpha 4378, kappa 1400.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; imagery; poetry; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 13 November 2006@00:35:35.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 13 November 2006@03:30:01.
David Whitehead (another x-ref; cosmetics) on 21 December 2012@04:39:44.


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