Linear B to Greek: po-de to po-pu-ri.jo

· Linear B Lexicon

INDEX

LinB words
po-de | po-ka | po-ni-ki-jo | po-pu-ri.jo |

Greek words
πόδα | ποκάς | πόκες | πόκη | πορφυρέω | πορφυρίζω | φοινίκεος | φοινίκιος |



po-de | πόδα (poda) | a foot
PY Ta 641 (Scribe 2)
01.16.14


po-ka | ποκάς (pokas) | fleecy, wooly; hair, wool
po-ka | πόκες (pokes) | fleece, raw wool
po-ka | πόκη (poke) | fleece, raw wool
KN Dp 997+ (Scribe 118)
PY An 223 (Scribe unknown)
Although po-ka reflects the sign order, VC [Docs. 1959:223] transcribe ligature B *127 [PY An 23] as ka-po for καρπός “fruit”; however, cf. po-ka OVIS:f[ [KN DP 997+].
11.19.15


po-ni-ki-jo | φοινίκεο(ς) (poinikeos) | crimson, purple red
po-ni-ki-jo | φοινίκιο(ς) (poinikios) | crimson, purple red
Knossos (Scribes 136, 137) (Colors)
09.07.15


po-pu-ri.jo | πο(ρ)φυρέω (porphureo) | to dye red, to grow red
po-pu-ri.jo | πο(ρ)φυρίζω (porphurizo) | to be purplish
KN L 758 (Scribe unknown) (Colors)
In context, po-pu-ri.jo appears to refer to Tyrian purple, which Stieglitz [1994] believes originated with the Minoans.
02.24.15

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