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Headword: *kath/lusin
Adler number: kappa,1050
Translated headword: fall
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a precipitation, a return.[1] "During a wintry fall of snow [...] he took refuge under a hollow rock."[2]
Greek Original:
*kath/lusin: e)pe/leusin, ka/qodon. xeimeri/hn nifetoi=o kath/lusin e)rhmai/hn h)=lqen u(po\ spila/da.
[1] The headword, with broadly similar glossing in Hesychius and other lexica, is the accusative singular of kappa 1051 (where however the noun has a completely different meaning). It might be extracted from the quotation given, or equally well from Oppian, Halieutica 4.116; cf. the scholia there.
[2] An approximation (and abbreviation) of Greek Anthology 6.217.1-2, attributed to Simonides. The next two verses are quoted at alpha 3019. Find further extracts from this epigram at beta 473, epsilon 1196, eta 482, lambda 147, and omicron 541.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; meter and music; poetry
Translated by: Alexandra Trachsel on 17 February 2009@05:12:49.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 18 February 2009@03:43:31.
David Whitehead (expanded notes; tweaking) on 11 February 2013@03:25:37.
David Whitehead (coding) on 30 April 2016@06:00:15.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference) on 8 February 2019@18:46:50.
Ronald Allen (added cross-references n.2) on 3 July 2022@12:20:04.


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