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Headword: Περόνη
Adler number: pi,1361
Translated headword: pin
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] brooch.[1]
"[...] and a two-pronged pin and a scraper [and] a stretched bow [...]."[2]
[Note] that αὐλός [is] a straight spouting of blood, but [also] the fitting [groove] of a buckle, and a type of musical instrument.[3]
Greek Original:
Περόνη: πόρπη. καὶ δίβολον περόνην καὶ στεγίδα τανυσθὲν τόξον. ὅτι αὐλὸς ὁ εἰς εὐθὺ ἐξακοντισμὸς τοῦ αἵματος, ὁ δὲ περόνης μέτρον καὶ μουσικῆς τι ὄργανον.
See also pi 1362.
[1] Similar glossing in Hesychius and other lexica, and in the scholia to Homer, Iliad 5.425 (where the headword occurs in the dative case).
[2] Greek Anthology 6.282.3-4 (Kalliteles dedicates various items to Hermes), where however the form is περόναν (Doric or Aeolic) and instead of στεγίδα there is στλεγγίδα "scraper."
[3] From alpha 4447.
Keywords: athletics; clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; medicine; meter and music; religion; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 22 December 2011@01:45:23.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords) on 22 December 2011@03:11:04.
David Whitehead on 30 September 2013@06:39:35.
David Whitehead (my typo) on 23 May 2016@04:17:32.


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