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Headword: *quw=des
Adler number: theta,594
Translated headword: scented
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning something] perfumed with incense. "Honored Hera, you who often look down upon scented Lakonion as you come down from the sky."[1]
Also [sc. attested is the masculine nominative] quw/dhs, [meaning] one who/that which is perfumed with incense.[2]
Greek Original:
*quw=des: tequmiame/non. *(/hrh timh/essa, *lakw/nion h(\ to\ quw=des polla/kis ou)rano/qen nisome/nh kaqora=|s. kai\ *quw/dhs, o( tequmiame/nos.
cf. generally theta 589.
[1] Greek Anthology 6.265.1-2 (Nossis), but the toponym should be Lakinion; cf. lambda 55.
[2] If quoted from somewhere (rather than merely generic), perhaps from the Homeric Hymns; two instances there, each describing an altar (bwmo/s).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; geography; imagery; mythology; poetry; religion
Translated by: William Hutton on 21 February 2008@21:27:18.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 22 February 2008@00:32:55.
David Whitehead (augmented n.1; cosmetics) on 22 February 2008@04:11:59.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 7 January 2013@08:02:57.
David Whitehead (coding) on 28 April 2016@06:48:33.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 22 December 2018@02:00:02.


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