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Headword: *qo/rnusqai
Adler number: theta,411
Translated headword: to impregnate, to sire
Vetting Status: high
[no gloss]
Greek Original:
Present infinitive of a verb, qo/rnumai, which literally means 'to jump'. Glossed by Hesychius with genna=n, mi/gnusqai, o)xeu/esqai, and spermai/nein ('to engender', 'to have intercourse', 'to mount' and 'to inseminate'). See also the scholia to Nicander, Theriaca 827 (noteworthy enough to be reproduced by Athenaeus), from which the headword is quoted.
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; medicine; poetry; science and technology; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 25 February 2008@05:45:13.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (augmented note, added keyword, set status) on 25 February 2008@14:46:00.
David Whitehead (addition to note) on 26 February 2008@03:02:36.
David Whitehead on 4 January 2013@05:53:06.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 10 December 2018@01:21:03.


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