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Headword: Νήϊα
Adler number: nu,304
Translated headword: ship-timbers
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] timbers used for building ships.[1]
Also [sc. attested is] Neion, a mountain of Ithaca, the one also [called] Hyponeion.[2]
Greek Original:
Νήϊα: τὰ ναυπηγήσιμα ξύλα. καὶ Νήϊον, ὄρος Ἰθάκης, τὸ καὶ Ὑπονήϊον.
Notes:
[1] cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 3.62, where the neuter headword occurs in the singular.
[2] Homer, Odyssey 1.186. The adjective ὑπονήιος at Odyssey 3.81 means "lying under Mt. Neion".
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 20 January 2003@21:49:20.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 21 January 2003@03:04:24.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 7 June 2013@08:13:14.

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