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Headword: Γυρῶν
Adler number: gamma,511
Translated headword: of rounded (things)
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] of curving [ones],[1] of [ones] which have been swallowed.
In the Epigrams: "and throat-piercing barbs of rounded fish-hooks".[2]
Greek Original:
Γυρῶν: περιφερῶν, κεκαμμένων. ἐν Ἐπιγράμμασι: γυρῶν τ' ἀγκίστρων λαιμοδακεῖς ἀκίδας.
Notes:
The headword, genitive plural of this adjective, is probably extracted from the quotation given, though there are two other extant instances: Greek Anthology 6.28.2 (see under iota 755) and Synesius, Hymns 1.79.
[1] cf. generally gamma 509, gamma 510.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.5.2.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry; religion; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 July 2002@14:34:01.
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