sa-me-ti-jo | σημάδιο(ν) (semadion) | an ensign, a flag
sa-me-ti-jo | σημάτιο(ν) (semation) | a mark, a sign, a token
KN K 875 (Scribe 102)
sa-me-ti-jo is a dimuative for σῆμα (sema) | an omen, a sign. Moreover, the voiced dental in σημάδιον indicates that this word is a later development. Consequently, the meaning may help to date the tablet.
sa-pa-ka-te-ri-ja | σφάκτρια (sphaktria) | a priestess
KN C 941+ (Scribe 112)
sa-pa-ka-te-ri-ja is feminine for σφάκτης (sphaktes) “slayer”, in the sense of “sacrifice”, and is related to σφάγνος (sphagnos) “sword”. Cf. pa-ka-na.
sa-pi-da | Sepiidae | squid (which includes cuttlefish)
PY An 656 (Scribe 1)
See alt. sa-pi-de.
sa-pi-de | Sepiidae | squid (which includes cuttlefish)
MY Ge 602 (Scribe 57)
PY Vn 19 (Scribe Cii)
Sepia is a genus of cuttlefish in the family Sepiidae. Sepia also refers to squid ink and is the basis for the color. In MY Ge 602, sa-pi-de is accompanied by sa-sa-ma (sesame); cuttlefish is often prepared with sesame. See alt. sa-pi-da