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Headword: *ai( e)mai\ po/leis
Adler number: alphaiota,94
Translated headword: cities mine
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] my cities.[1]
Greek Original:
*ai( e)mai\ po/leis. ai( po/leis mou.
The headword phrase is presumably a quotation but is nowhere attested before the Suda. (There is a solitary post-Suda instance, in Maximus Planudes' [C13] Greek version of Ovid's Metamorphoses 10.304.) In any event, it uses the possessive adjective e)mai/, a classical form, which is glossed by the genitive pronoun mou, more commonly used in later Greek.
cf. epsilon 967.
[1] Gloss lacking, Adler reports, in mss FV.
Keywords: chronology; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 9 April 2003@00:59:04.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 9 April 2003@04:41:25.
David Whitehead (expanded note; more keywords) on 11 May 2012@08:10:07.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 12 May 2012@01:39:17.
David Whitehead (another note) on 23 November 2015@04:22:58.


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