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Headword: Λήϊα
Adler number: lambda,421
Translated headword: crops, grain-fields
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] grain-bearing plains, farms.
Greek Original:
Λήϊα: σιτοφόρα πεδία, χωράφια.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica (see the references at Photius lambda246 Theodoridis), including Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon, and cf. a scholion on Homer, Iliad 2.147, where the singular of this neuter noun -- λήιον (A) in LSJ -- occurs (web address 1). The Suda's plural must be quoted from somewhere else.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: agriculture; botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; food; geography
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 1 April 2009@17:47:25.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 2 April 2009@03:05:30.
David Whitehead (expanded note; more keywords) on 18 April 2013@03:06:27.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 19 April 2013@00:32:34.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 13 April 2015@00:05:07.


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