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Headword: *qamino/s
Adler number: theta,38
Translated headword: crowded
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] packed.
Also [sc. attested is the superlative] 'most/very crowded',[1] [meaning] most/very packed.
Greek Original:
*qamino/s: o( pukno/s. kai\ *qaminw/tatos, o( pukno/tatos.
The nominative singular of the headword is attested only here, but other forms occur, e.g., in Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica 3.1266 (accusative singular). The commonest form is the neuter plural qamina/, used adverbially; example at sigma 974.
cf. generally theta 34, theta 35, theta 36, theta 37.
[1] Neither this (nominative singular masculine) nor any other form of the superlative of qamino/s is attested elsewhere, apart from (according to Adler) the Ambrosian Lexicon (18).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry
Translated by: David Whitehead on 24 March 2008@05:49:29.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (tweaked tr., augmented and rearranged notes, raised status) on 24 March 2008@08:00:25.
David Whitehead (typo; cosmetic) on 24 March 2008@08:25:57.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 24 December 2012@05:07:32.
David Whitehead on 27 April 2016@09:55:55.


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