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Headword: Παλυνομένης
Adler number: pi,120
Translated headword: dusted, sprinkled
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning being] whitened.[1]
"The territory of the Scythians being often dusted with snow".[2]
Greek Original:
Παλυνομένης: λευκαινομένης. τῆς χώρας τῶν Σκυθῶν θαμὰ νιφετῷ παλυνομένης.
Notes:
For this verb see, besides the x-refs given below, epsilon 3708.
[1] The headword, present middle/passive participle of παλύνω in the feminine genitive singular, presumably comes from the quotation given; but for this gloss cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 10.7 and to Aristophanes, Clouds 965. See also under kappa 2389.
[2] Part of Menander Protector fr. 10.1 Blockley; cf. nu 439.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography; historiography; imagery
Translated by: David Whitehead on 28 January 2007@06:24:36.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 29 January 2007@01:31:37.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 29 January 2007@03:04:47.
David Whitehead (updated n.2) on 3 January 2012@07:04:01.
David Whitehead on 13 August 2013@04:26:56.

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