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Headword: *baqu/strwtos koi/th
Adler number: beta,40
Translated headword: deep-spread couch
Vetting Status: high
"The bride pursued it [a mouse] running down from the deep-spread couch."[1] Meaning expensive.
Greek Original:
*baqu/strwtos koi/th. to\n de\ th=s baqustrw/tou kataba=sa koi/ths e)pedi/wken h( nu/mfh. a)nti\ tou= polutelou=s.
The unglossed headword phrase, in the nominative singular, is generated by the quotation given, where it appears in the genitive.
[1] Babrius 32.7-8. The bride was a weasel in human female disguise, but its nature prevailed.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; gender and sexuality; poetry; women; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 11 October 2000@23:58:13.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keywords) on 16 August 2001@03:53:44.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; tweaking) on 18 May 2012@05:28:45.


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