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Headword: *qrani/dion
Adler number: theta,452
Translated headword: mini-bench, small bench
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a kind of stool.
Greek Original:
*qrani/dion: ei)=dos di/frou.
Same entry in ps.-Zonaras and, according to Adler, the Ambrosian Lexicon (377). See also, for this neuter diminutive, Photius (and, post-Suda, the Etymologicum Magnum) s.v. qra=nos. Pollux 10.47 appears to say that it appeared in the plural in Aristophanes' lost comedy Islands.
cf. generally theta 451, theta 453, theta 454, theta 45, theta 456.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 29 February 2008@22:33:22.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; augmented notes and keywords) on 3 March 2008@10:29:48.
David Whitehead on 6 January 2013@05:26:41.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 28 April 2016@05:26:56.
Catharine Roth (betacode) on 12 December 2018@19:47:41.


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