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Headword: Θημῶνες
Adler number: theta,341
Translated headword: piles
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] heaps/handfuls of corn.[1]
Also [sc. attested is] θημωνία , [also meaning] a heap.[2]
Greek Original:
Θημῶνες: οἱ σωροὶ τῶν δραγμάτων. καὶ Θημωνία, ἡ σωρός.
Notes:
[1] Nominative plural, with same glossing in the Synagoge and Photius' Lexicon; cf. Hesychius theta501 (s.v. θημονιαί ), other lexica, and a scholion on Homer, Odyssey 5.368, where the accusative singular θημῶνα occurs in a simile.
[2] Similar additions in other lexica.
Keywords: agriculture; botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; food; imagery
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 22 February 2008@23:19:27.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 23 February 2008@23:48:37.
Catharine Roth (augmented note, added keywords) on 24 February 2008@02:00:06.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 24 February 2008@04:57:37.
David Whitehead on 3 January 2013@06:48:52.
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