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κωδύα

Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ -> The fool laughs even when there's nothing to laugh at
Menander
Full diacritics: κωδύα Medium diacritics: κωδύα Low diacritics: κωδύα Capitals: ΚΩΔΥΑ
Transliteration A: kōdýa Transliteration B: kōdya Transliteration C: kodya Beta Code: kwdu/a

English (LSJ)

ἡ,

   A head, i.e. capsule, of the poppy, Thphr.HP9.12.4, Damocr. ap. Gal.13.40, Dsc.4.63 (v.l. -ίαις), 64, Sor.1.120 (τῇ διακωδίων cod.), Ruf.Ren.Ves.1.15; imitated as an ornament of ἧλοι, IG 22.1457.14, 1544.38, al.; head, i.e.fruit, of the Nile water-lily, Nymphaea stellata, Thphr.HP4.8.10; of the Egyptian bean, Nelumbium speciosum, ib.7. [[[κωδύᾱ]] acc. to Hdn.Gr.1.302, and so in Damocr. l.c., but κώδυα in Ar.Fr.117 ap.Harp.Epit., Phot., cf. sq.]

German (Pape)

[Seite 1541] ἡ, = κώδεια, Mohnkopf; auch von anderen Pflanzen, Theophr.; auch κώδυον, vgl. Lob. zu Phryn. p. 302.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

κωδύα: ἡ, ἡ κεφαλὴ τοῦ Αἰγυπτιακοῦ κυάμου, Θεόφρ. π. Φυτ. Ἱστ. 4. 8, 7, Γαλην.· ἐν χρήσει ὡς κόσμημα, Ἐπιγραφ. ἐν τῷ Michaëlis’ Parth.· ὡσαύτως κώδυον, τό, Θεόφρ. π. Φυτ. Ἱστ. 6, 8, 1, Ἀθήν.· ἴδε Λοβ. Φρύν. 302.

Greek Monolingual

κωδύα, ἡ (Α)
η κάψα ορισμένων φυτών.
[ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Παρλλ. τ. του κώδεια.