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Headword: Ἰωνιά
Adler number: iota,493
Translated headword: violet-bed
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a meadow of violets.
Just like ῥοδωνιά ["rose-bed"], [a meadow] of roses,[1] and κρινωνιά ["lily-bed"], [a meadow] of lilies.[2]
Greek Original:
Ἰωνιά: ὁ λειμὼν τῶν ἴων. ὥσπερ ῥοδωνιά, ὁ τῶν ῥόδων, καὶ κρινωνιά, ὁ τῶν κρίνων.
Same material, variously, in other lexica. The headword appears to be generated by Aristophanes, Peace 577 (genitive case: web address 1); cf. the scholia there.
[1] See rho 207, rho 208.
[2] See kappa 2431.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: botany; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 31 May 2006@14:29:57.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 2 June 2006@04:56:12.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 2 June 2006@04:58:08.
David Whitehead on 13 January 2013@08:55:17.
David Whitehead (my typo) on 27 April 2016@03:25:23.
Catharine Roth (added a link) on 29 June 2016@22:17:05.


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