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Headword: Λεχεποίην
Adler number: lambda,348
Translated headword: grassy, meadowy
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] creating beds, or sleeping-mats.
Greek Original:
Λεχεποίην: λέχη ποιοῦντα, ἤτοι ψιάθους.
Notes:
Accusative singular of this adjective, quoted from Homer, Iliad 2.697 or, more probably, 4.483 (where it refers to the river Asopos; cf. Herodotus 9.43.2). See web address 1 & web address 2. The gloss brings out the etymology of the word itself.
For 'sleeping-mats' see psi 93.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: botany; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography
Translated by: David Whitehead on 18 September 2008@04:32:47.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added links, set status) on 18 September 2008@14:28:48.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 19 September 2008@03:02:13.
David Whitehead on 16 April 2013@06:36:56.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 13 September 2013@01:38:58.

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