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Headword: *sfura/
Adler number: sigma,1761
Translated headword: ankles
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] things pertaining to knucklebones.[1]
But [sc. differently-accented] sfu=ra ["hammer"] [is] a workman's tool.[2]
"[...] and a wood-splitting hammer [...]."[3]
Greek Original:
*sfura/: ta\ peri\ tou\s a)straga/lous. *sfu=ra de\ to\ tektoniko\n e)rgalei=on. dourituph= te sfu=ran.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius sigma886 Theodoridis. The headword, neuter plural, comes from Homer, Iliad 4.147.
[2] cf. Hesychius sigma2934.
[3] Greek Anthology 6.103.1-2 (Philip).
Keywords: botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; medicine; poetry; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: David Whitehead on 3 June 2014@04:44:07.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (coding, status) on 3 June 2014@10:38:09.
David Whitehead (expanded n. 1) on 4 June 2014@03:09:24.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 7 June 2022@00:44:01.


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