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Headword: *tolupeu/ein
Adler number: tau,747
Translated headword: to wind [wool] off [for spinning], to accomplish
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to work [something] out, for work [is called] tolu/ph.[1]
"But by tying the reeds together with cords and yarns they made many bundles."[2]
Greek Original:
*tolupeu/ein: e)cerga/zesqai: tolu/ph ga\r h( e)rgasi/a. oi( de\ kalw|di/ois te kai\ tolu/pais tou\s kala/mous cundh/santes kw/muqas polla\s a)peirga/santo.
See also tau 748, tau 749.
[1] The headword is present active infinitive of tolupeu/w. Same glossing in Photius and other lexica, and cf. also Hesychius, Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon, and a scholion on Homer, Odyssey 4.490.
[2] Agathias, Histories 5.21, quoted already at kappa 2274.
Keywords: botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; military affairs; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 18 January 2014@23:32:20.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 19 January 2014@01:20:34.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 19 January 2014@04:12:40.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 19 January 2014@09:17:13.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 23 April 2015@01:32:02.


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