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Headword: Γένυς
Adler number: gamma,157
Translated headword: hatchet; lower jaw
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A type of axe: "when the opposing blows of all-bronze hatchets were sped against you."[1]
Also [means] the chin.[2]
Greek Original:
Γένυς: εἶδος πελέκεως: ὅτε σοι παγχάλκων ἀνταία γενύων ἁρμόθη πλαγά. καὶ τὸ γένειον.
Notes:
[1] Sophocles, Electra 195-6 (web address 1 below: it has οἱ ["against him"] for the lexicon's σοι ["against you"] and ὡρμάθη for ἁρμόθη here).
[2] cf. already gamma 156, and again gamma 158.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; medicine; military affairs; science and technology; trade and manufacture; tragedy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 24 June 2002@15:55:58.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; added keyword; cosmetics) on 25 June 2002@04:47:49.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 5 June 2012@08:54:00.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 4 September 2012@01:16:10.

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