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Headword: *truta/nh
Adler number: tau,1105
Translated headword: scales, pair of scales
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a balance-beam.
Dorians call this a stachane. Hence also a proverb [arises]: 'more just than a stachane'.
Greek Original:
*truta/nh: o( zugo/s. tau/thn oi( *dwriei=s staxa/nhn kalou=sin. e)/nqen kai\ paroimi/a: dikaio/teros staxa/nhs.
See already at delta 1076 and sigma 1013; and cf. tau 1106.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; imagery; proverbs; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 26 September 2010@07:18:05.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 27 September 2010@00:13:22.
David Whitehead (another x-ref; another keyword) on 27 September 2010@03:01:34.
David Whitehead on 16 January 2014@04:28:09.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 24 February 2014@01:40:50.


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