Category archives for Linear C Lexicon

The Treatment of Anthroponyms in the Linear Scripts

Updated on February 27, 2018 Whereas LinB and LinC may be distinguished by their respective treatments of anthroponyms, LinA may be distinguished by the absence of anthroponyms.  These distinctions merit scrutiny. The absence of anthroponyms in LinA can perhaps be explained in modern terms.  In Japanese society, the individual is typically subordinated for the good of the community.  […]

Linear C to Greek: *ta-mo-ne to ti-o

INDEX LinC words ta-mo-ne | ti-ma-o-se | ti-mo or ti-mo | ti-o | Greek words ταμών | τεο | τέο | τέος | τεός | τῑμαῖος | τῖμος | τίος | τιός | τίω | τίως | *ta-mo-ne | ταμών (tamon) | that which was cut; † separation ICS 152 *ta-mo-ne is the antonym of *ka-mo-se […]

Linear C to Greek: sa-la-mi-ni-o-se to se-la-mi-ni-o-se

INDEX LinC words sa-la-mi-ni-o-se | se-la-mi-ni-o-se | Greek words Σᾰλᾰμῑ́νιος | sa-la-mi-ni-o-se | Σαλαμῑνιος (Saliminios) | from Salamis, a Salaminian ICS 392 See alt. se-la-mi-ni-o-se. 08.14.15 se-la-mi-ni-o-se | Σαλαμῑνιος (Saliminios) | from Salamis, a Salaminian ICS 427 se-la-mi-ni-o-se appears in ancient, digraphic graffiti that is written in both alphabetic and syllabic Greek. The graffiti appears […]

Linear C to Greek: pa-si-le-u-se to pi-lo-ke-re-wo

INDEX LinC words pa-si-le-u-se | pi-la-ko | pi-lo-ke-re-wo | Greek words βασιλεύς | φῐλήκο’ος | φῐλήκως | † φίλοκρέων | pa-si-le-u-se | βασιλεύς (basileus) (attested) | a chief, a commander, a king ICS 217 03.09.15 pi-la-ko | φῐλήκο’ος (pileko’os) | fond of hearing discourse pi-la-ko | φῐλήκως (pilekos) | fondly hearing discourse φίλος (pilos, philos) […]

Linear C to Greek: o* to o-u-ki-ta-le-sa

INDEX LinC words o | o-lo-pi-o | o-pe-le-ta-u | o-te | o-u-ki-ta-le-sa Greek words † ὅλοπῖο | †ὁπλιτέυ | ὁπλιτεύω | ὅτε | οὐ | † ουκιτέλεσα | ὠφελητέον | o* | οὐ | the negative of fact and statement ICS 152 οὐ = Ionic οὐκί, οὐχί. The evolution from οὐκί and οὐχί to οὐ is […]

Linear C to Greek: ni-ko-la-o-se to ni-ko-la-wo

INDEX LinC words ni-ko-la-o-se | ni-ko-la-wo | Greek words †νικόλαος | †νικολάω ni-ko-la-o-se | †νικόλαος (nikolaos) | victorious soldiers ni-ko | νῖκος (nikos) | victory la-o-se | λαός (laos) | men, people; soldiers la-o-se | λεώς (leos) (Attic) | men, people; soldiers la-o-se | ληός (leos) (Ionic) | men, people; soldiers ICS 439 νῖκος is […]

Linear C to Greek: *ka-mo-se* to ko-lo

INDEX LinC words ka-mo-se | ka-ru-xe* | ka-te-te | ke-re-te-o* | ke-ta-i | ki-a-i | ko-lo | Greek words γάμος | καθετήρ | κάρυξ | κᾶρυξ | κέεσθαι | κέεται | κεῖαι | κεῖσθαι | κεῖται | κῆαι | κήαι | κήρυκας | κῆρυξ | κήρυξις | κόλος | κρατέω | κρετέω | κυλλός | κυλός […]

Linear C to Greek: i-ta-i

INDEX LinC words i-ta-i | Greek words ἧσθαι | ἧσται | ἱστᾷ | i-ta-i | ἧ(σ)θαι (estai) | to sit, to be idle, to be encamped i-ta-i | ἧ(σ)ται (estai) | to sit, to be idle, to be encamped i-ta-i | ἱ(σ)τᾷ (istai) | it lies, it stands; s/he lies, s/he stands ICS 217, 219 […]

Linear C to Greek: a-i-we-i to a-ri-si-to*wa-na-xe

INDEX LinC words a-i-we-i | a-mu-se | a-ne-u | a-ri-si-to | a-ri-si-to-ti-ma-se | a-ri-si-to-wa-na-xe | Greek words αἰεί | ἄμυξις | ἄμυσσε | ἄνευ | ἄριστος | ἀρίστως | †ἄριστοτίμασις | †ἀριστωαναξ | a-i-we-i | αἰεί (attested) | always, forever (Ionic, poetic for ἀεί) ICS 217 02.19.15 a-mu-se* | ἄμυξι(ς) (amucis) | mangling, rending, tearing; […]