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Headword: *khpeu/w: *khpei/a: *khpi/on
Adler number: kappa,1527
Translated headword: I garden
Vetting Status: high
Gardens [spelled with epsilon iota, feminine] [sc. is also attested]; but 'little garden' in the neuter [sc. is spelled with an iota].
Greek Original:
*khpeu/w: *khpei/a: *khpi/on de\ ou)dete/rws.
Listing of related words; khpei/a, h( is "garden" in Plato, Laws 845D. (ps.-Zonaras construes the word as "gardening"). The diminutive khpi/on occurs e.g. in Polybius 6.17.2. Though this kind of spelling distinction is a favourite of Greek lexicographers, this is the only attested instance.
Keywords: agriculture; botany; daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 17 November 2008@19:32:31.
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Catharine Roth (added keyword, set status) on 17 November 2008@21:03:25.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 18 November 2008@03:09:53.
David Whitehead on 21 February 2013@10:23:42.


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