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Headword: *liqei/as
Adler number: lambda,513
Translated headword: marble, stone-made
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] expensive, the ones [sc. also] called liqe/as.
Greek Original:
*liqei/as: polutelei/as, ta\s liqe/as legome/nas.
Feminine accusative plural of this adjective (in 2 variant forms; cf. lambda 514), evidently quoted from somewhere.
Given 'expensive', the stone envisaged is probably marble.
Keywords: architecture; art history; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Craig Gibson on 11 November 2008@23:06:57.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (notes; more keywords; tweaks) on 12 November 2008@04:45:20.
David Whitehead on 18 April 2013@08:38:28.


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