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Headword: Γόνατον
Adler number: gamma,377
Translated headword: joint
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"And reeds, ones without joints, had been placed in the bowls."[1]
Greek Original:
Γόνατον: καὶ κάλαμοι ἐνέκειντο ἐν τοῖς κρατῆρσιν οὐκ ἔχοντες γόνατα.
Notes:
The unglossed headword, neuter singular, is evidently generated by the neuter plural in the quotation.
[1] Xenophon, Anabasis 4.5.26 (web address 1), abridged. (Xenophon and his men, the guests of a barbarian tribe, are invited to consume a thick alcoholic drink through what we would now call straws.) See again at gamma 384.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: botany; daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; historiography
Translated by: David Whitehead on 9 August 2001@06:28:59.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notecosmetics) on 3 September 2002@05:54:52.
Elizabeth Vandiver (Added link; cosmetics) on 29 September 2003@16:32:37.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords) on 10 June 2012@07:33:10.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 16 September 2012@01:04:51.

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