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Headword: Λοχμαία μοῦσα
Adler number: lambda,714
Translated headword: muse of the thicket
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] the [muse] of the birds. For they are accustomed to sing while hidden in the thickets.
Greek Original:
Λοχμαία μοῦσα: ἡ τῶν ὀρνίθων. ἐγκεκρυμμένοι γὰρ ἐν ταῖς λόχμαις εἰώθασι φωνεῖν.
Notes:
From the scholia to Aristophanes, Birds 737, a lyric passage where the headword phrase occurs (web address 1): quoted at sigma 1219.
cf. generally lambda 713.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: botany; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; poetry; zoology
Translated by: Richard Rodriguez on 21 June 2009@14:22:07.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, link, status) on 21 June 2009@16:22:43.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; another keyword; tweaks) on 23 June 2009@03:41:35.
David Whitehead on 22 April 2013@06:16:53.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference) on 9 May 2014@09:57:34.

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