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Headword: Λοφιή
Adler number: lambda,699
Translated headword: crest, mane
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[no gloss]
Greek Original:
Λοφιή.
Note:
Epic/Ionic version of the word, as in e.g. Homer and Herodotus. Adler suggests that the entry originated in a comment on Homer, Odyssey 19.446, where the headword appears in the accusative, referring to the bristling back of a wild boar (see web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; historiography; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 2 November 2008@09:51:37.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (expanded note, added link, set status) on 2 November 2008@20:16:15.
David Whitehead (another headword) on 3 November 2008@03:07:25.

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