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Headword: Ἰννοί
Adler number: iota,385
Translated headword: innoi, ponies
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] the truncated versions of horses, but nannoi ['dwarves'] are the truncated versions of humans. Also [sc. attested is the term] ναννοφυεῖς ["dwarf-grown people"].
Greek Original:
Ἰννοί: οἱ κολοβοὶ τῶν ἵππων, νάννοι δὲ οἱ κολοβοὶ τῶν ἀνθρώπων. καὶ ναννοφυεῖς.
Notes:
From the scholia to Aristophanes, Peace 790, where νανοφυεῖς (sic) occurs (web address 1).
cf. kappa 396, nu 26, sigma 1762.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; medicine; science and technology; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 29 May 2005@07:12:41.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 29 May 2005@16:53:14.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 30 May 2005@02:48:45.
David Whitehead on 11 January 2013@09:09:18.

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