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Headword: Ἴϋγγες
Adler number: iota,758
Translated headword: wrynecks, iynges
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] narrow passages, and pleasures.
Greek Original:
Ἴϋγγες: λεπτοὶ πόροι, καὶ αἱ τέρψεις.
The headword is nominative plural of ἴϋγξ : iota 759, iota 760, iota 761.
Same (opaque) glosses in other lexica. The second one perhaps relates to the magical functions of the iynx. As to the first, Theodoridis (on Photius iota272) cites Pollux 2.180 & 205 and other evidence for his theory that it actually relates to the terminology of σύριγγες (sigma 1664).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; science and technology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 12 June 2006@10:42:41.
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David Whitehead on 13 June 2006@03:03:59.
Catharine Roth (augmented note) on 13 June 2006@11:38:51.
David Whitehead (expanded note; cosmetics) on 16 January 2013@08:00:36.
Catharine Roth (another keyword) on 28 February 2019@01:45:14.


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