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Headword: Ἰγνύη
Adler number: iota,85
Translated headword: ham
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] the place under the knee behind the knee.[1]
And the plural [is] ἰγνύες .[2]
Greek Original:
Ἰγνύη: ὁ ὑπὸ τὸ γόνυ τόπος ὀπίσω τοῦ γόνατος. καὶ τὸ πληθυντικὸν Ἰγνύες.
Notes:
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica, and cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 13.212 (where someone has sustained a spear-wound there).
[2] The word occurs both in the first declension form ἰγνύη (Attic ἰγνύα ) and in the athematic form ἰγνύς , whence the plural ἰγνύες .
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; medicine; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 26 March 2006@22:19:55.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 27 March 2006@02:18:05.
David Whitehead on 8 January 2013@08:21:09.

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