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Headword: *)wdi/s
Adler number: omega,23
Translated headword: labor-pain
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the pain [arising] out of childbirth.[1]
"He did not dare to express the labor-pain which he had borne, as he nourished the hope of perhaps sometime achieving [it] by concealment."[2]
Greek Original:
*)wdi/s: h( e)k tou= toketou= o)du/nh. o( de\ e)ceipei=n th\n w)di=na, h(\n e)ku/ei, ou)k e)to/lma, th\n e)lpi/da tou= i)/sws a)/n pote tuxei=n e)n tw=| kru/ptein u(poqa/lpwn a)/ra e)kei=nos.
Entry out of alphabetical order.
[1] cf. omega 22, omega 24, omega 25, omega 26.
[2] Aelian fr. 303 Domingo-Forasté (306 Hercher); cf. epsilon 696. Apparently a figurative childbirth, as the subject is masculine; see generally LSJ s.v. w)di/s II ('metaph. travail, anguish').
Keywords: daily life; definition; gender and sexuality; imagery; medicine; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 3 September 2005@00:47:17.
Vetted by:
Ross Scaife ✝ (changed status after restoring an implosion) on 7 March 2006@16:10:45.
Catharine Roth (added notes and keywords) on 8 March 2006@10:54:10.
David Whitehead (tweaked translation; expanded n.2) on 9 March 2006@03:09:09.
Catharine Roth (updated reference) on 7 June 2011@15:04:35.
David Whitehead on 30 October 2013@10:02:41.
David Whitehead (another note) on 3 April 2014@05:21:11.


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