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Headword: Penichraleon
Adler number: pi,969
Translated headword: penurious
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning something] cheap, poor. "And with a barley-cake a little penurious drama."[1]
Greek Original:
Penichraleon: euteles, penichron. kai psaistôi oligon drama penichraleon.
The headword, neuter singular of this adjective (a variant of the second gloss), is presumably extracted from the quotation given, its only attestation outside the Suda.
[1] A garbled quotation of Greek Anthology 6.190.6 (Gaetulicus), where the original has kai\ yaistw=n o)li/gwn dra=gma penixrale/on ("and a penurious handful of a few barley cakes"); more accurately at psi 35.
Keywords: agriculture; botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; food; poetry; religion
Translated by: William Hutton on 20 September 2011@08:34:49.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another note and keyword; cosmetics) on 20 September 2011@10:07:14.
David Whitehead on 19 September 2013@07:03:45.


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