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Headword: *tufw/n
Adler number: tau,1223
Translated headword: Typhon, typhoon
Vetting Status: high
Not the fire which comes from the air, but a twisting from the rising vapors before being burned up: so Plato [uses the word] in Phaedrus.
Greek Original:
*tufw/n: ou)x h( flo\c h( e)k tou= a)e/ros, a)ll' e)k th=s a)naqumia/sews sustrofh\ pro\ tou= e)kpurwqh=nai: w(s *pla/twn e)n *fai/drw|.
From Timaeus, Platonic Lexicon; cf. tau 1227. Other references at Photius, Lexicon tau586 Theodoridis.
Keywords: definition; philosophy; science and technology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 16 February 2014@01:27:21.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 16 February 2014@01:31:32.
David Whitehead (expanded note; raised status) on 16 February 2014@04:43:48.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 27 December 2014@23:46:18.


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