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Headword: *nea/th
Adler number: nu,119
Translated headword: bottom, neate
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the ultimate [one]. And the nete is what musicians call the [sc. lyre-]string, as distinct from both the hypate and the mese.
Greek Original:
*nea/th: h( e)sxa/th. kai\ h( nh/th xordh\ legome/nh u(po\ tw=n mousikw=n, pro\s a)ntidiastolh\n th=s te u(pa/ths kai\ th=s me/shs.
See already nu 118, and generally (for all three of these strings) under nu 347.
Appendix Proverbiorum 4.3.
Keywords: daily life; definition; meter and music; proverbs; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: David Whitehead on 16 April 2003@07:23:27.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 16 April 2003@17:49:19.
David Whitehead (cosmeticule) on 13 June 2004@07:09:11.
David Whitehead on 5 June 2013@06:34:22.
David Whitehead on 19 May 2016@03:32:26.


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