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Headword: *)/efhlos
Adler number: epsilon,3899
Translated headword: studded
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the sun.[1] Also [sc. attested is] 'studded', [meaning he who is] callused.
Greek Original:
*)/efhlos: o( h(/lios. kai\ *)/efhlos, o( h(lwme/nos.
Adler cites the Ambrosian Lexicon (2673) as a comparison.
[1] A nonsensical equivalence as it stands. Perhaps a remnant of an etymological gloss connecting the headword and h(/lios ('sun'), hinging on a belief that 'studs' in the sense of dermal or opthalmic blemishes (epsilon 3897) were caused by exposure to the sun (see Etymologicum Magnum 403.19-23).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; medicine; science and technology
Translated by: William Hutton on 12 February 2008@08:27:50.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 12 February 2008@09:29:14.
David Whitehead on 19 November 2012@05:27:40.
David Whitehead (coding and other cosmetics) on 20 March 2016@09:42:16.


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