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Headword: *palimbalh/s
Adler number: pi,85
Translated headword: backwards-thrown
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] one who has fallen on his back.[1]
One who is supine.
Greek Original:
*palimbalh/s: o( a)na/taura pesw/n. o( u(/ptios.
[1] Likewise in other lexica and grammars; references at Photius pi69 Theodoridis.
Adler and LSJ cite Callimachus fr. 52 anon. Schneider, but this does not show in the TLG under that author. In any event, like pi 88 this is a compound of the adverb palin and the verbal root bol-, here found in the zero-grade bal-.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 18 July 2001@22:05:29.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 19 July 2001@03:26:34.
David Whitehead (expanded notes; tweaks) on 11 May 2011@07:42:17.
David Whitehead on 11 August 2013@05:26:14.


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