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Headword: *porqmei=on
Adler number: pi,2070
Translated headword: ferry
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[porqmei=on means] the boat. But po/rqmion [is] the fare.
Greek Original:
*porqmei=on: to\ ploi=on. *po/rqmion de\ to\ nau=lon.
Notes:
cf. Etymologicum Gudianum 476 (and other lexica). The point of the entry is to distinguish between two very similar-sounding words relating to channel-crossings. In actual usage the two terms overlap considerably.
cf. generally pi 2069, pi 2071, pi 2072, pi 2073.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; geography
Translated by: William Hutton on 17 February 2013@11:12:37.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 17 February 2013@23:21:57.
David Whitehead (x-refs; tweaking) on 18 February 2013@04:23:55.
David Whitehead on 10 October 2013@07:53:24.
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