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Headword: *)/acios
Adler number: alpha,2814
Translated headword: of a worthy price, worth [something]
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] something cheap.[1] Pherecrates in Histos [writes]: "winged wheat worth a garland."[2]
Greek Original:
*)/acios: to\ eu)/wnos. *ferekra/ths *(istw=|: o( de\ ste/fous peteino\s puro\s a)/cios.
[1] cf. already under alpha 2813, and again alpha 2815.
[2] Pherecrates fr. 61 Kock, 67 K.-A., from the Ipnos (Oven) -- here mangled into nonsense. It has been reconstructed as: "this is from the time when wheat was cheap".
Keywords: agriculture; botany; comedy; definition; economics; food
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 30 November 2000@04:56:34.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; added keywords; cosmetics) on 15 August 2002@10:04:47.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 30 November 2005@10:04:26.
David Whitehead (x-refs) on 21 March 2012@07:18:47.
David Whitehead on 24 December 2014@10:42:59.
David Whitehead on 2 August 2015@05:03:40.
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