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Headword: *)/analton
Adler number: alpha,1947
Translated headword: unfillable, saltless
Vetting Status: high
Homer[1] and Cratinus[2] [use this word] to mean insatiable, but Dinarchus [uses it] to mean without salt.[3]
Greek Original:
*)/analton: *(/omhros kai\ *krati=nos a)nti\ tou= a)plh/rwton, *dei/narxos de\ a)nti\ tou= xwri\s a(lw=n.
[1] Homer, Odyssey 17.228; the scholia there provide the gloss here. Same or similar material in other lexica.
[2] Cratinus fr. 382 Kock, now 410 K.-A.
[3] Dinarchus fr. 89.7 Sauppe.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; food; rhetoric
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 12 May 2001@19:51:02.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 14 May 2001@08:30:56.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 24 February 2012@07:05:20.
David Whitehead on 23 December 2014@05:04:38.


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