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Headword: Οὐτήτειρα
Adler number: omicron,971
Translated headword: wounding
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] striking.[1] "And some thirst-causing viper wounding [me] by the ankle, sending the bitter gall from the knees into the flesh, deprived me of the sun."[2]
Greek Original:
Οὐτήτειρα: πληκτική. καί μέ τις οὐτήτειρα παρὰ σφυρὰ διψὰς ἔχιδνα, σαρκὶ τὸν ἐκ γενύων πικρὸν ἐνεῖσα χόλον, ἠελίου χήρωσεν.
[1] The feminine headword is evidently extracted from the quotation given; the viper is a grammatical feminine.
[2] Greek Anthology 7.172.5-7 (Antipater), quoted in part already at epsilon 1287.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; imagery; medicine; poetry; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 24 July 2010@23:26:24.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another note; another keyword; cosmetics) on 25 July 2010@04:13:52.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 2 August 2013@04:41:06.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 5 August 2014@00:01:07.


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