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Headword: Νευρῆφιν
Adler number: nu,268
Translated headword: from the sinew
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning propelled] out of the cord of a bow.
Greek Original:
Νευρῆφιν: ἐκ τῆς νευρᾶς τοῦ τόξου.
Note:
Epic genitive singular, of arrows leaving the bow; five instances in Homer, e.g. Iliad 8.300 (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; military affairs; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 7 September 2009@07:58:58.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (cosmetics, added link and keywords, raised status) on 9 September 2009@09:00:53.
William Hutton (typo) on 9 September 2009@09:40:22.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks) on 13 September 2009@07:31:19.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 7 June 2013@06:05:47.

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