Linear B to Greek: ta-na-po-so to ta-ra-nu-we

· Linear B Lexicon

INDEX

LinB words
ta-na-po-so | ta-ra-nu | ta-ra-nu-we |
Greek words
ταναύπους | τανύπους | θρῆνυς | ___________________________________________________________________________________________

ta-na-po-so | ταναύπους (tanaupous) | long footed, long shanked
ta-na-po-so | τανύπους (tanupous) (Epic) | long footed, long shanked

  • ta-na | ταναός (tanaos) | long, stretched
  • po-so | πούς (pous) | foot

KN Db 1198+, Dv 1410+ (Scribe 117)
In the context of sheep, ta-na-po-so refers to overgrown hooves.
10.23.14


ta-ra-nu | θρῆνυ(ς) (terenus) | footstool
Knossos (Scribe 105)
Pylos (Scribe 2)
ta-ra-nu is accompanied by ideogram *220 and is followed by a singular count.
See plural ta-ra-nu-we.
02.04.14


ta-ra-nu-we | θρῆνυς (terenus) | footstool
PY Ta 721 (Scribe 2)
ta-ra-nu-we is accompanied by ideogram *220 and is followed by a plural count.
Plural of ta-ra-nu.
02.04.14

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