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Headword: Γειναμέναις
Adler number: gamma,214
Translated headword: giving birth
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] having been born.[1] "The Fates decreed tears for Hecuba and for the women of Ilion at the very time they were giving birth."[2]
Greek Original:
Γειναμέναις: γεννηθείσαις. δάκρυα μὲν Ἑκάβῃ τε καὶ Ἰλιάδεσσι γυναιξὶ Μοῖραι ἐπεκλώσαντο δὴ τότε γεινομέναις.
Notes:
[1] In fact feminine dative plural(s), as determined by the quotation to follow. The lexicographer interprets the headword participle as "being born," but it should mean "giving birth." See note at gamma 215.
[2] Greek Anthology 7.99.1-2 (Plato the Epigrammatist) = Diogenes Laertius 3.30. The verb should be active ἐπέκλωσαν .
Keywords: children; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; geography; mythology; poetry; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 13 July 2002@18:36:30.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (modified translation, added note) on 14 July 2002@00:50:56.
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 14 July 2002@05:29:56.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 7 June 2012@03:57:36.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 8 September 2012@00:28:35.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 26 January 2014@07:54:14.
David Whitehead on 28 September 2015@03:09:58.

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