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Headword: *doxmh/
Adler number: delta,1435
Translated headword: a hand's breadth
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning the breadth of] the palm [sc. of the hand].[1] He says it to the tanner, concerning the hide.[2]
Greek Original:
*doxmh/: h( palaisth/. le/gei de\ pro\s to\n bursode/yhn peri\ tou= de/rmatos.
[1] Approx. three inches; but contrast delta 1434.
[2] From a scholion on Aristophanes, Knights 318 (web address 1); see already delta 1434.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; science and technology; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 8 March 2005@00:22:35.
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David Whitehead (augmented and rearranged notes; added a keyword; cosmetics) on 8 March 2005@03:02:37.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link, added keyword) on 1 August 2011@21:50:22.
David Whitehead on 17 July 2012@04:24:27.
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