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Headword: Ὑδρεία
Adler number: upsilon,60
Translated headword: water-drawing
Vetting Status: high
[Hydreia is] the drawing of water [for oneself].[1] But a hydria [is] a vessel.[2]
Greek Original:
Ὑδρεία: τὸ ὑδρεύεσθαι. Ὑδρία δὲ τὸ ἀγγεῖον.
cf. the scholia to Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica 4.1767 (where ὑδρείης occurs).
[1] Present middle infinitive of ὑδρεύω ; cf. upsilon 59.
[2] See also Etymologicum Gudianum s.vv. ὑδρεία and ὑδρία .
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 18 July 2009@06:06:09.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added note and keywords, set status) on 19 July 2009@00:16:40.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 19 July 2009@05:10:18.
David Whitehead on 19 November 2013@05:30:47.


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