OT Spot of Greek Translation for RPG
pandinac at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Tue Feb 8 22:52:11 EST 2005
On Tue, 8 Feb 2005, Ven wrote:
> I've a fancy to call him Bonehead, but in Greek, --cephalus by
> analogy to Bucephalus. Does anyone know what this should/could be?
Speaking as someone who doesn't know Greek but does know how to look
up Greek-derived prefixes in a dictionary, my guess is
("osteo-", from the Greek 'osteon', "bone")
You might also like to consider "Xylocephalus" ('xulon', "wood"), or
"Petrocephalus" ('petros', "stone").
"Hold fast to the one noble thing."
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