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Headword: Θυσανόεσσα
Adler number: theta,614
Translated headword: fringe-bearing
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] having fringes.
Greek Original:
Θυσανόεσσα: κροσσοὺς ἔχουσα.
Notes:
cf. Hesychius theta965, alpha1707. Probably from commentary to Homer who uses the headword five times in the Iliad (though always in the accusative, in a formula referring to the aigis [alphaiota 60], and with the first sigma doubled metri gratia); e.g. Iliad 5.738 (web address 1).
See also theta 615.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; gender and sexuality; imagery; military affairs; meter and music; mythology; poetry; religion; zoology
Translated by: William Hutton on 15 February 2008@03:53:36.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (corrected ref and link; x-ref; cosmetics) on 15 February 2008@04:17:04.
David Whitehead on 7 January 2013@09:38:16.

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