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Headword: Λήκινδα
Adler number: lambda,433
Translated headword: beating time, beating a tattoo
Vetting Status: high
[no gloss]
Greek Original:
Grammatically spealing the headword is an adverb (mentioned twice as such by Apollonius Dyscolus), associated with the verb paizein: see LSJ s.v. It is probably quoted here from Lucian, Lexiphanes 8.
For other game-names of this kind see beta 160, beta 161, beta 544, delta 1505, kappa 2777, chi 619.
Keywords: daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; meter and music
Translated by: David Whitehead on 4 December 2002@03:32:30.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added keyword) on 5 December 2002@16:58:08.
David Whitehead on 2 July 2004@07:58:39.
David Whitehead on 18 April 2013@03:56:41.


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