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Headword: Ἴουλος
Adler number: iota,443
Translated headword: down [on the cheeks]
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[It is so called] because of being wholly [ὅλον ] dense, and twisted together and going [ἰέναι ]. [This is what] they call the first flowering of the beard.
Greek Original:
Ἴουλος: ἀπὸ τοῦ ὅλον εἶναι πυκνόν, καὶ συνεστράφθαι καὶ ἰέναι. λέγεται ἡ πρώτη ἐξάνθησις τοῦ γενείου.
Note:
cf. scholion on Homer, Odyssey 11.318-19, where the headword occurs in the accusative plural (web address 1). Similarly glossed in other other lexica. See also iota 442.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; gender and sexuality
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 18 June 2006@23:33:36.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr) on 21 June 2006@03:38:14.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 13 January 2013@06:27:57.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 16 January 2013@00:09:48.

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