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Headword: *mousika/
Adler number: mu,1299
Translated headword: musical [things]
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] delightful [ones]. The [sounds made] through pipes[1] and a kinnor[2] and similar things.
[Note] that Amphion [was] the inventor of ancient music. Also search concerning him in the 'Amphion' [entry].[3]
Greek Original:
*mousika/: terpna/. ta\ di' au)lw=n kai\ kinu/ras kai\ ta\ o(/moia. o(/ti mousikh=s palaia=s eu(reth\s *)amfi/wn. kai\ zh/tei peri\ au)tou= e)n tw=| *)amfi/wn.
The headword, a neuter plural, has the same glossing in other lexica: see the references at Photius mu559 Theodoridis. It is taken to be quoted from the Septuagint: Ecclesiasticus/Sirach 40.20.
[1] auloi: see alpha 4447.
[2] See kappa 1650.
[3] alpha 1751.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; meter and music; mythology; religion
Translated by: Bobbiejo Winfrey on 15 June 2007@08:53:10.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and another keyword; cosmetics) on 15 June 2007@09:06:14.
David Whitehead (expanded primary note; more keywords) on 27 May 2013@07:50:42.
David Whitehead (coding) on 18 May 2016@10:20:51.


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