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Headword: Λοξά
Adler number: lambda,671
Translated headword: crooked [things]
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning ones that are] bent, curved, not formed straightfowardly.
Greek Original:
Λοξά: σκολιά, καμπύλα, οὐκ ἐξ εὐθείας γινόμενα.
Notes:
Same entry elsewhere: see the references at Photius lambda396 Theodoridis.
For the headword adjective cf. lambda 672 (and see also lambda 673). In the present entry it is cited in the neuter plural form, evidently quoted from somewhere; extant possibilities include Apollonius Rhodius (Argonautica 2.665 and 3.445), Theocritus (Idylls 20.13), and Lucian.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; poetry
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 23 June 2009@06:22:20.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 23 June 2009@08:03:08.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 22 April 2013@03:33:06.

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