Linear B to Greek: e-ru-ta-ra to e-sa-ro

· Linear B Lexicon


*038 E
/e/ to /α/
The morphology of *038 E, alternating with one and two horizontal bars, primarily suggests A (alpha).


LinB words
e-ru-ta-ra | e-sa-ro |

Greek words
ἄσᾱρος | ἀσηρός | ἐρυθρή |

e-ru-ta-ra | ἐρυθρή (eruthre) | red, ruddy
Mycenae (Scribes 57, 58a), Pylos (esp. PY An 654) (Scribes 1, 21, 31, 32)

e-sa-ro | ἄσᾱρο(ς) (asaros) (Aeolic) | causing or feeling discomfort, feeling disgust
e-sa-ro | ἀσηρό(ς) (aseros) | causing or feeling discomfort, feeling disgust
Pylos (Scribes 1, 41) (IPN)
e-sa-ro is found in three entries in the pe-mo tablets and perhaps refers to a disgusting person who causes discomfort.

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