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Headword: *difrei/a
Adler number: delta,1291
Translated headword: chariot-driving
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the going-around of the chariot.
Greek Original:
*difrei/a: h( tou= a(/rmatos perife/reia.
Same entry in ps.-Zonaras and, according to Adler, the Ambrosian Lexicon.
The translation of the headword given above is the only sense of this feminine noun recognised in LSJ s.v.; the glossing noun, however, has several meanings including 'curvature', so it is possible that the headword here actually means the shape of the vehicle's chassis.
cf. generally delta 1292, delta 1293, delta 1294, delta 1295.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; military affairs; science and technology; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 24 August 2004@21:23:35.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (x-refs; more keywords) on 25 August 2004@03:28:28.
David Whitehead (expanded note; more keywords) on 15 July 2012@07:15:46.
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