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Headword: *linoplh=gos
Adler number: lambda,567
Translated headword: net-shy
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] frenzied.[1]
The nominative [form is] linoplh/c.
Greek Original:
*linoplh=gos: frenoplh=gos. h( eu)qei=a *linoplh/c.
Adjective used, in literal applications, of animals or fish, but also open to metaphors. The headword is its genitive singular; see further, next note.
[1] Likewise in other lexica: see the references at Photius lambda328 Theodoridis, where the suggestion that the headword is quoted from John Chrysostom (adversus Iudaeos 8.1 [PG 48.927]: de/doike linoplh=go/s tinos zw|/ou ou)de\n a)/meinon diakei/menos "he is afraid, in no better condition than some net-shy animal") is endorsed.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; religion; rhetoric; zoology
Translated by: Craig Gibson on 11 November 2008@23:41:56.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (note; more keywords) on 12 November 2008@05:50:45.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 19 April 2013@06:04:01.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 20 April 2013@23:54:37.
David Whitehead (coding) on 17 May 2016@03:27:14.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 1 June 2020@00:59:25.


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