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Headword: Λοχεία
Adler number: lambda,710
Translated headword: childbirth-related
Vetting Status: high
[λοχεία is a term used] in reference to a woman. But λοχία ["lying in wait"] [spelled] with an iota [is used] in reference to an ambush.
Greek Original:
Λοχεία: ἐπὶ γυναικός, Λοχία δὲ διὰ τοῦ ι ἐπὶ τῆς ἐνέδρας.
The confusion which this entry aims to avoid has already been exemplified in lambda 708 (q.v.).
Keywords: children; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; military affairs; women
Translated by: Craig Gibson on 12 November 2008@00:24:12.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 12 November 2008@07:29:29.
David Whitehead on 22 April 2013@06:10:15.
David Whitehead (my typo) on 17 May 2016@04:25:11.


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