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Headword: *dia/kenos
Adler number: delta,578
Translated headword: downright empty
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the empty [one].
Greek Original:
*dia/kenos: h( kenh/.
Nominative singulars. The gloss, feminine in gender, presumably reflects comment on a particular passage where the headword adjective -- which has no separate feminine form -- needed to be understood in this way. For an instance see Josephus, Antiquities of the Jews 3.144: a lampstand.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; religion; trade and manufacture
Translated by: William Hutton on 2 October 2003@14:12:02.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified note; cosmetics) on 3 October 2003@03:49:34.
David Whitehead on 28 June 2012@06:17:53.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword) on 20 October 2015@10:46:06.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 20 July 2016@16:29:52.


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