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Headword: *kw=la
Adler number: kappa,2231
Translated headword: limbs, arms
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[The term for] both parts of a sling.[1] "Stretching the well-twisted arms of my leather sling, I, Alcimenes, kept the cloud of birds away."[2]
Greek Original:
*kw=la: ta\ th=s sfendo/nhs e(ka/tera me/rh. r(inou= xermasth=ros e)u/+strofa kw=la titai/nwn *)alkime/nhs, ptanw=n ei)=rgon a)/pwqe ne/fos.
Notes:
[1] The headword, neuter plural, is glossed more generally in kappa 2232.
[2] Greek Anthology 7.172.3-4 (Antipater of Sidon); cf. alpha 3313, rho 174 and chi 207.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; military affairs; poetry; science and technology; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 15 February 2009@04:14:23.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks) on 15 February 2009@05:20:50.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 15 March 2013@04:45:57.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 12 January 2020@22:28:42.

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