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Headword: *yallome/nhs
Adler number: psi,12
Translated headword: being plucked
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] being pulled.[1] But strictly speaking psallein is plucking the strings with the tips of the fingers.[2]
In the Epigrams: "and a red-daubed rope being plucked by a rod's tip."[3]
Greek Original:
*yallome/nhs: tillome/nhs. kuri/ws de/ e)sti ya/llein to\ a)/krois toi=s daktu/lois tw=n xordw=n a(/ptesqai. e)n *)epigra/mmasi: miltofurh= te sxoi=non u(p' a)kronu/xw| yallome/nhn kano/ni.
[1] The headword, evidently quoted from somewhere (but not the quotation given), is present middle/passive participle, feminine genitive singular, of ya/llw (cf. psi 13).
[2] This definition should perhaps have appeared under psi 9 (q.v.).
[3] Greek Anthology 6.103.5-6 (Philip), with the corresponding accusative of this participle; see already mu 1071 and note 3 there.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; meter and music; poetry; science and technology
Translated by: Nathan Greenberg ✝ on 20 May 2002@09:52:00.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 21 May 2002@03:57:26.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 23 April 2010@06:59:33.
David Whitehead on 5 November 2013@05:09:30.
David Whitehead (coding) on 30 May 2016@07:33:49.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 9 September 2020@01:04:56.


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