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Headword: Λοιβή
Adler number: lambda,749
Translated headword: libation
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] drink-offering, sacrifice.
Greek Original:
Λοιβή: σπονδή, θυσία.
Same or similar entry in other lexica: see the references at Photius lambda385 Theodoridis. From the scholia to Homer, Iliad 4.49, where the genitive case of the headword noun occurs. Related to the verb λείβω (lambda 357, lambda 358).
For the same two glosses (but in reverse order) see mu 129, and for 'drink-offering' see sigma 958.
cf. lambda 748.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; food; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 25 June 2009@09:05:49.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (expanded note, set status) on 25 June 2009@15:09:28.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 26 June 2009@03:00:54.
David Whitehead on 22 April 2013@08:37:26.


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