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Headword: *pli/c
Adler number: pi,1779
Translated headword: step
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a platform/rostrum/stand. In Aristophanes.[1] Also [sc. attested is the related plural] pli/gmata, [meaning] treads.[2]
Greek Original:
*pli/c: to\ bh=ma. para\ *)aristofa/nei. kai\ pli/gmata, ta\ path/mata.
The headword pli/c (again pi 1780), the Doric-dialect equivalent of bh=ma, actually occurs not in Aristophanes but in the Aristophanic scholia, to Acharnians 217 (where the cognate verb a)pepli/cato occurs: see alpha 3031).
[2] See already pi 1771.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 23 October 2001@03:28:02.
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Catharine Roth (set status) on 22 July 2004@15:58:32.
David Whitehead (another x-ref; tweaks and cosmetics) on 25 March 2008@07:08:30.
David Whitehead on 6 October 2013@08:45:33.


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