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Headword: *bau=nos
Adler number: beta,194
Translated headword: furnace
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] oven.[1] Out of which also [comes the word] banausoi ["mechanics"].[2]
[sc. "Mechanics" are] those working with fire, craftsmen.[3]
Greek Original:
*bau=nos: ka/minos. e)c ou(= kai\ ba/nausoi. oi( dia\ puro\s e)rgazo/menoi, oi( texni=tai.
[1] Likewise in other lexica, and cf. also the scholia to Aristophanes, Acharnians 86.
[2] Lit. "furnace men": cf. beta 92. The derivation of banausos from baunos is given in the Etymologicum Magnum 187.38.
[3] This extra observation is missing, Adler reports, from some manuscripts.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Craig Gibson on 20 June 2002@16:07:09.
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Catharine Roth (added note with cross-reference) on 21 June 2002@14:52:55.
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 10 February 2003@09:43:35.
David Whitehead (another note; tweaking) on 23 May 2012@08:24:02.
David Whitehead on 23 May 2012@08:24:30.
David Whitehead (another note and keyword) on 19 September 2015@07:05:52.


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