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Headword: Ἰσοχειλεῖς
Adler number: iota,674
Translated headword: equal to the brim
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning ones] filled up to the brim. "There were bowls of wine filled to the brim."[1]
Greek Original:
Ἰσοχειλεῖς: μέχρι χείλους πεπληρωμένοι. ἦσαν δὲ κρατῆρες οἴνου ἰσοχειλεῖς.
The headword, nominative plural of this adjective, is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] An abridgement of Xenophon, Anabasis 4.5.26, where the headword refers to grains floating on the surface of the liquid (see omicroniota 135 and web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; historiography
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 21 April 2006@14:02:17.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 23 April 2006@04:12:29.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 15 January 2013@10:04:32.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 21 January 2013@00:45:02.


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