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Headword: Ὁμόσφυρος
Adler number: omicron,289
Translated headword: ankle-sharer, walking companion
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] one who makes a journey together [with someone].
Greek Original:
Ὁμόσφυρος: ὁ ἐν ταὐτῷ τὴν πορείαν ποιούμενος.
Attested only in grammarians and lexicography. Hesychius omicron809-810 offers the glosses 'sister' and (for the plural) 'fellow-travelers'; the Etymologicum Gudianum and the Etymologicum Magnum have 'brother'.
For the etymology cf. sigma 1761.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 2 January 2010@22:58:37.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword) on 4 January 2010@04:07:30.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 26 June 2013@09:43:38.


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