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Headword: Λεχώϊα
Adler number: lambda,351
Translated headword: birthing, of childbirth
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] those things which occur during delivery of a child. "But, maidens, you who are bringing birthing gifts to the child, now pour warm tears against the cold grave."[1]
Greek Original:
Λεχώϊα: τὰ ἐπὶ τῇ λοχείᾳ συμβαίνοντα. ἀλλὰ, κόραι, τῇ παιδὶ λεχώϊα δῶρα φέρουσαι, θερμὰ κατὰ ψυχροῦ δάκρυα χεῖτε τάφου.
Notes:
The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is neuter plural of the adjective λεχώϊος ; cf. lambda 350.
[1] Greek Anthology 7.166.5-6.
Keywords: children; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; gender and sexuality; poetry; women
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 29 March 2009@10:13:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; tweaks) on 29 March 2009@10:30:22.
Catharine Roth (betacode cosmeticule) on 29 March 2009@18:34:11.
David Whitehead on 16 April 2013@06:43:04.

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