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Headword: *kibwto/s
Adler number: kappa,1578
Translated headword: box
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] coffer, chest.[1]
A kibwto/s and a ki/stis are different. [This is] because the ki/stis is for reception of foods, but the kibwto/s for [that of] garments and money.[2]
Greek Original:
*kibwto/s: la/rnac, ki/sth. kibwto\s kai\ ki/stis diafe/rei. o(/ti h( me\n ki/stis ei)s u(podoxh/n e)stin e)desma/twn, h( de\ kibwto\s i(mati/wn kai\ xrhma/twn.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica and scholia; see the references at Photius kappa694 Theodoridis.
[2] From a scholion on Aristophanes, Knights 1211. For ki/stis, see kappa 1679, kappa 1680.
Keywords: clothing; comedy; daily life; definition; economics; food
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 28 October 2008@21:46:01.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 29 October 2008@04:23:04.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 24 February 2013@05:19:56.


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