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Headword: *braxufeggi/ths
Adler number: beta,527
Translated headword: briefly-illuminating
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] that which shines a little. "And the gleam of a briefly-illuminating lamp."[1]
Greek Original:
*braxufeggi/ths: o( o)ligofah/s. kai\ braxufeggi/tou lu/xnou se/las.
The headword adjective, nominative singular, is presumably generated by the quotation given, where it is genitive singular. Not otherwise attested.
[1] Greek Anthology 6.251.5.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry
Translated by: William Hutton on 22 October 2002@17:41:05.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added note) on 23 October 2002@01:18:53.
David Whitehead (another note and keyword; tweaks) on 13 June 2011@06:32:29.
David Whitehead on 3 June 2012@08:39:01.
David Whitehead on 23 September 2015@10:35:28.


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