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Headword: Knuzêthmos
Adler number: kappa,1887
Translated headword: whimpering, whining
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] the dogs' wail of lamentation.
The indistinct cry of dogs.
Greek Original:
Knuzêthmos: hê tôn kunôn hulakê odurtikê. hê asaphês tôn kunôn boê.
Note:
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.
Vetted by:
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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