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Headword: *di/esis
Adler number: delta,955
Translated headword: diesis, interval
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the separated space.[1]
Or a loosening.[2]
Greek Original:
*di/esis: to\ xw/risma. h)\ a)/nesis.
For the headword cf. Lexicon Ambrosianum (546) and Etymologicum Gudianum; and already delta 954.
[1] The neuter form xw/risma is attested in (e.g.) scholion B to Homer, Iliad 5.137; more commonly xwrismo/s.
[2] A noun applied to the loosening of strings by Plato, Republic 349E; of musical pitch, see Aristides Quintilianus 1.5.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; meter and music
Translated by: Antonella Ippolito on 2 May 2005@15:05:41.
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