OT Spot of Greek Translation for RPG

Paul Andinach 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
"Osteocephalus".

("osteo-", from the Greek 'osteon', "bone")


You might also like to consider "Xylocephalus" ('xulon', "wood"), or
"Petrocephalus" ('petros', "stone").


Paul
-- 
"Hold fast to the one noble thing."

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