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Headword: Ἠχέτης
Adler number: eta,675
Translated headword: chirper
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] the male cicada.
"But the hand of an unmarried youth flew up and killed you as you sang, chirper cicada."[1]
Greek Original:
Ἠχέτης: ὁ ἄρρην τέττιξ. ἀλλά σε γηρύοντα κατήναρεν, ἠχέτα τέττιξ, παιδὸς ἀπ' ἠϊθέου χειρί με πεπταμένα.
Note:
[1] An approximation of Greek Anthology 7.201.3-4; the reading should be χεὶρ ἀναπεπταμένα .
Keywords: definition; gender and sexuality; poetry; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 21 November 2006@00:58:52.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 21 November 2006@03:26:21.
David Whitehead on 21 December 2012@07:25:48.

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