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Headword: Ῥηγεῖς
Adler number: rho,117
Translated headword: blanketers, ruggers
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] dyers.[1] Also [sc. attested is] ῥῆγος ["rug, blanket"], [meaning] a dyed cloak.[2]
Greek Original:
Ῥηγεῖς: οἱ βαφεῖς. καὶ Ῥῆγος, τὸ βαπτὸν ἱμάτιον.
Notes:
[1] The headword is nominative/accusative plural of the rare noun ῥηγεύς , glossed by a more commonplace synonym with a nominative article. Similarly glossed in other lexica, and cf. a scholion on Homer, Iliad 9.657.
[2] Same or similar glossing in other lexica and grammars, and in a scholion on Homer, Odyssey 3.349; cf. rho 125.
Keywords: clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 24 August 2010@00:38:46.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; cosmetics) on 24 August 2010@03:45:29.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 24 August 2010@10:43:57.
David Whitehead (changed headword) on 24 August 2011@07:21:44.
David Whitehead on 27 October 2013@10:29:13.

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