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Headword: *to/rnos
Adler number: tau,794
Translated headword: pin
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] round wooden peg.[1]
Or a drilled hole, and what is inserted into it.[2]
Greek Original:
*to/rnos: cu/lon stroggu/lon. h)\ to\ trh=ma, kai\ to\ e)nie/menon ei)s au)to/.
cf. generally tau 793, tau 795.
[1] Same headword and gloss in Photius and other lexica.
[2] From ancient glosses on Herodotus 4.72.5, where tormos -- otherwise a more technical term -- is transmitted (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; historiography; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: David Whitehead on 17 January 2011@05:15:54.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 18 January 2011@00:22:16.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 18 January 2011@03:28:49.
David Whitehead on 14 August 2011@10:27:00.
David Whitehead on 14 January 2014@07:37:32.


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