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Headword: *frasth=ras
Adler number: phi,691
Translated headword: tellers, informants
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] those who know, those with knowledge. Xenophon [writes]: "Cyrus maintained these men as tellers of roads and watering-places and fodder."[1]
Greek Original:
*frasth=ras: ei)dh/monas, e)pisth/monas. *cenofw=n: ei)=xe de\ tou/tous o( *ku=ros o(dw=n frasth=ras kai\ u(da/twn kai\ xilou=.
Notes:
The headword, accusative plural, is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
See also phi 692.
[1] An approximation of Xenophon, Cyropaedia 5.4.40 (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; geography; historiography; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 November 2001@05:13:12.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 6 September 2002@08:50:56.
Elizabeth Vandiver (Added link; cosmetics) on 25 January 2004@18:14:52.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 12 November 2010@22:34:21.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 9 August 2011@07:40:28.
David Whitehead on 17 December 2013@10:01:52.

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