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Headword: *staxa/nh
Adler number: sigma,1013
Translated headword: balance
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a [sc. pair of] scales. From the [noun] stasis.[1] And [there is] a proverb: 'more just than a balance'.
Greek Original:
*staxa/nh: h( truta/nh. para\ th\n sta/sin. kai\ paroimi/a: *dikaio/teros staxa/nhs.
cf. delta 1076, and again tau 1105.
[1] From the root sta-, although not specifically from the noun stasis.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; imagery; proverbs; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 26 September 2010@07:14:32.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 27 September 2010@00:12:55.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 27 September 2010@03:00:22.
David Whitehead on 1 January 2014@03:47:34.
Catharine Roth (added a note) on 2 April 2022@00:51:37.


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