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Headword: Νεοθηγεῖ
Adler number: nu,189
Translated headword: new-whetted
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] recently sharpened. "But [your mother] when you perished cut the gray locks from her elderly head with new-whetted steel."[1]
Greek Original:
Νεοθηγεῖ: νεωστὶ ἀκονηθέντι. ἡ δὲ σέθεν φθιμένης πολιοὺς νεοθηγεῖ σιδήρῳ κείρατο γηραλέης ἐκ κεφαλῆς πλοκάμους.
The headword, dative singular of this adjective, is extracted from the quotation.
[1] Greek Anthology 7.181.3-4.
Keywords: children; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; poetry; science and technology; trade and manufacture; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 13 December 2003@21:54:47.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (keyword; cosmetics) on 16 December 2003@06:31:30.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords) on 6 June 2013@06:24:00.


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