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Headword: *kni/y
Adler number: kappa,1879
Translated headword: ant, mite, termite
Vetting Status: high
A small animal. The genitive knipo/s was changed to a nominative, and it means one who spends little.[1]
Greek Original:
*kni/y: zwu/+fion. h( genikh\ tou= knipo\s mete/sth ei)s eu)qei=an, kai\ shmai/nei to\n o)li/ga dapanw=nta.
Same or similar entry in other lexica; see the references at Photius kappa832 Theodoridis. For a different spelling of the headword cf. kappa 2281 and under pi 1531.
[1] The adjective knipo/s -- which has nothing to with the present headword -- means "niggardly, miserly": see Greek Anthology 11.172.1.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; imagery; poetry; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 10 December 2008@00:42:53.
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David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 10 December 2008@03:05:07.
David Whitehead (x-refs) on 10 December 2008@08:49:24.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 5 March 2013@06:58:53.


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