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Headword: Knuzêthmos
Adler number: kappa,1887
Translated headword: whimpering, whining
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the dogs' wail of lamentation.
The indistinct cry of dogs.
Greek Original:
Knuzêthmos: hê tôn kunôn hulakê odurtikê. hê asaphês tôn kunôn boê.
For the headword noun (again under kappa 1889 and kappa 2706, and cf. kappa 1890) see LSJ s.v. First attested in Homer, Odyssey 16.163 (dative case there: web address 1), probably the passage that has given rise to the present entry, it is later used of other animals and also of young children.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: children; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 20 April 2008@09:37:39.
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Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 20 April 2008@16:14:43.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 21 April 2008@03:29:12.
David Whitehead on 6 March 2013@03:16:02.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 9 March 2013@00:03:51.


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