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Headword: Γαλιλαία
Adler number: gamma,36
Translated headword: Galilee
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[The name means] "revolving" in the Greek language. Because of this the wheel is also called a gelgel.
Greek Original:
Γαλιλαία: κατακυλιστὴ τῇ Ἑλλάδι γλώσσῃ. διὸ καὶ γελγὲλ ὁ τροχὸς ὀνομάζεται.
Notes:
OCD(4) s.v. (p.602).
cf. gamma 103 (and gamma 37).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 16 June 2002@21:56:34.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note, keyword, bibliography; cosmetics) on 17 June 2002@06:18:54.
Catharine Roth (added keyword) on 21 June 2002@16:31:39.
David Whitehead (another x-ref; cosmetics) on 15 June 2011@05:00:19.
Catharine Roth (tweaks) on 21 August 2012@15:41:01.
David Whitehead on 4 August 2014@03:03:01.

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