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Headword: Γῦα
Adler number: gamma,470
Translated headword: limbs
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] appendages,[1] or feet of the body.
"Limb-wasted, leaving these tokens of revels, he blames the beauty of a tender [sc. but] unbending [woman]."[2]
Greek Original:
Γῦα: μέλη, ἢ πόδας τοῦ σώματος. γυιοτακὴς δὲ λιπὼν τάδε σύμβολα κώμων μέμφεται ἀστρέπτου κάλλεϊ θηλυτέρης.
Notes:
[1] From the scholia to Homer, Iliad 4.230, where a version of this neuter accusative plural headword (γυῖα rather than γῦα ) occurs. Similar material in other lexica, including Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.71.9-10. For the adjective cf. under alpha 1444.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; gender and sexuality; medicine; poetry; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 July 2002@12:41:13.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 3 September 2002@08:35:22.
David Whitehead (expanded notes; more keywords; tweaking) on 11 June 2012@09:11:25.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 9 October 2012@01:30:27.
Catharine Roth (more coding) on 10 April 2015@00:07:11.
David Whitehead on 30 September 2015@03:12:25.

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