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Headword: *daktulh/qra
Adler number: delta,26
Translated headword: finger-shield
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a sheath of [= for] the finger.[1]
"And he is said to eat his food wearing finger-shields, so that he may offer it to his tongue as hot as possible."[2]
Greek Original:
*daktulh/qra: h( tou= daktu/lou sfendo/nh. kai\ daktulh/qras e)/xwn e)sqi/ein le/getai to\ o)/yon, i(/n' w(s qermo/taton a)nadidw= th=| glw/tth|.
[1] Likewise, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon
[2] Athenaeus, Deipnosophists 1.6D (1.10 Kaibel); cf. pi 1088 and pi 1591.
Keywords: biography; clothing; daily life; definition; ethics; food; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 July 2002@17:53:47.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 21 July 2002@03:53:50.
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