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Headword: *phxuai=os
Adler number: pi,1542
Translated headword: cubit-sized
Vetting Status: high
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Greek Original:
For this adjective, in Herodotus and elsewhere, see LSJ s.v. A cubit measured just over 18 inches (approx. 0.46 metres). See also pi 1541 and pi 1543.
Adler reports the same lemma in the Ambrosian Lexicon; and the word is mentioned by Herodian the grammarian, De prosodia catholica 1.131.14, discussing the accentuation of adjectives ending in -aios.
Keywords: daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 20 October 2001@10:08:56.
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Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 8 July 2004@00:10:37.
David Whitehead (modified keywords) on 8 July 2004@03:11:12.
David Whitehead on 3 October 2013@06:19:02.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 10 July 2014@19:42:22.
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