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Headword: *)/asturon
Adler number: alpha,4272
Translated headword: little town, town
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] city.[1] "And a most swift messenger into town." Callimachus [sc. says this].[2]
Greek Original:
*)/asturon: po/lin. o(/s t' w)/kistos e)s a)/sturon a)ggeliw/ths. *kalli/maxos.
[1] The headword is a rare poetic diminutive (here in the accusative case, from the quotation given) of astu. See LSJ s.v.
[2] Callimachus, Hecale fr.260 Pfeiffer.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 6 January 2002@23:34:08.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 7 January 2002@03:57:22.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 3 August 2011@04:53:45.
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