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Headword: *kathlwkui=a
Adler number: kappa,1049
Translated headword: having been nailed down
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] having been seized.
Greek Original:
*kathlwkui=a: krathqei=sa.
The headword, attested only here but evidently quoted from somewhere, is the perfect passive participle, feminine nominative singular, of the compound verb kathlo/w (more commonly kaqhlo/w). Without a context it is impossible to tell whether the subject is a woman or merely something grammatically feminine, and whether the use of the verb is literal or figurative.
See alpha 2056 for the noun kaqh/lwsis.
Keywords: architecture; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; trade and manufacture; women
Translated by: Alexandra Trachsel on 17 February 2009@05:27:55.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword; tweaks) on 18 February 2009@03:48:56.
David Whitehead on 10 February 2013@09:40:49.
Catharine Roth (tweaked betacode) on 7 July 2019@20:37:43.


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