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Headword: Νομαία
Adler number: nu,458
Translated headword: grazing
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the [one coming] out of the pasture.[1]
In the Epigrams: "and [Gorgos] will sacrifice to you the blood of a grazing nanny-goat."[2]
Greek Original:
Νομαία: ἡ ἐκ τῆς νομῆς. ἐν Ἐπιγράμμασι: καί σοι ἐπιρρέξει χιμάροιο νομαίης αἷμα.
[1] The headword is feminine nominative singular of this adjective; perhaps (though not demonstrably) generated by the genitive νομαίης in the quotation given.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.157.3-4, quoted already at epsilon 2544.
Keywords: botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry; religion; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 26 November 2007@01:27:22.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; cosmetics) on 26 November 2007@03:33:17.
David Whitehead (augmented note; another keyword) on 17 June 2013@03:31:42.


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