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Headword: *plhqw/ra
Adler number: pi,1747
Translated headword: plethora, satiety
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] fullness.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the related verb, as in], "the Nile is full ([meaning] is filled)".[2]
Greek Original:
*plhqw/ra: h( plhsmonh/. kai/, plhqwrei=tai [plhqu/netai] o( *nei=los.
[1] cf. ps.-Herodian 110 (also ps.-Zonaras and, according to Adler, the Ambrosian Lexicon).
[2] plhqwrei=tai: cf. epsilon 3309, and the Life of Pythagoras in Photius, Bibliotheca 441b5.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; geography; medicine; science and technology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 26 November 2011@12:30:14.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 27 November 2011@04:53:48.
David Whitehead on 6 October 2013@07:59:43.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 5 July 2014@23:36:24.


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