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Headword: *kele/bh
Adler number: kappa,1289
Translated headword: cup, dish, pan
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a mussel,[1] or basin, or the kind of vessel in which one can wash one's feet. "[Someone] poured out a dish [sc. full], and then drew, mixed, another [sc. measure]."[2]
Greek Original:
*kele/bh: ko/gxh, h)\ leka/nh, h)\ toiou=ton skeu=os, e)n w(=| dunato\n ni/yasqai po/das. e)k d' e)/xeen kele/bh|, meta\ d' au)= kera\s h)fu/sat' a)/llo.
[1] Either literally so or perhaps a shallow receptacle like the present-day saucer. See generally LSJ s.v. ko/gxh.
[2] Callimachus, Hecale fr.246 (with comment from the scholia there); the second half of the line reappears at kappa 1372. The Suda's kele/bh, nominative, needs to be accusative (the iota subscript in the online text is not in Adler).
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; poetry; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 26 September 2003@19:17:47.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; modified and augmented notes; augmented keywords) on 27 September 2003@09:59:43.
Catharine Roth (modified note) on 27 September 2003@12:33:47.
Catharine Roth (corrected my vetting) on 29 September 2003@18:58:35.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 15 February 2013@06:35:33.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 15 February 2013@23:27:30.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 11 April 2015@10:33:42.


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