Suda On Line menu Search

Search results for pi,1543 in Adler number:
Greek display:    

Headword: *ph=xus
Adler number: pi,1543
Translated headword: cubit
Vetting Status: high
[ph=xus, genitive] ph/xews.
The span from the elbow to the fingers of the hand.
"The cubit has one and a half feet, and the foot has 16 dactyls".[1]
Greek Original:
*ph=xus, ph/xews. to\ a)po\ tou= a)gkw=nos me/xri tw=n daktu/lwn th=s xeiro\s e)/ktama. o(/ti o( ph=xus e)/xei po/das e(/na h(/misu, o( de\ pou=s e)/xei daktu/lous i#2#.
See also pi 1541 and pi 1542. Adler reports the same lemma in the Ambrosian Lexicon (626).
[1] cf. pi 2148 and sigma 981.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; mathematics; medicine; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 20 October 2001@10:34:31.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 8 July 2004@00:13:21.
David Whitehead on 8 July 2004@03:12:51.
David Whitehead on 3 October 2013@06:20:23.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 13 July 2014@00:44:04.


Test Database Real Database

(Try these tips for more productive searches.)

No. of records found: 1    Page 1

End of search