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Headword: *(hmi/ekton kai\ h(mime/dimnon
Adler number: eta,328
Translated headword: half-hekteus and half-bushel
Vetting Status: high
With the bushel having forty-eight choinikes, the half-bushel obviously has twenty-four. A half-hekteus is what contains four choinikes; for the hekteus [is] eight choinikes.
Greek Original:
*(hmi/ekton kai\ h(mime/dimnon: tou= medi/mnou e)/xontos xoi/nikas mh#, to\ h(mime/dimnon dhlono/ti ta\s kd# ei)=xen. h(mi/ekton de\ to\ xwrou=n d# xoi/nikas: to\ ga\r e(/kton xoi/nikes h#.
Abridged from Harpokration (and Photius) s.v., where Dinarchus fr. XIX.4 Conomis is cited.
See also eta 326, eta 327.
Keywords: daily life; definition; rhetoric; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 24 November 2000@05:09:47.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (Raised status) on 25 November 2000@09:19:51.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 17 September 2002@07:34:53.
David Whitehead (x-refs; another keyword) on 2 August 2005@04:24:29.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 8 July 2011@08:08:19.


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