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Headword: *koku/mhla
Adler number: kappa,1919
Translated headword: plums
Vetting Status: high
A kind of fruit.[1] We call them berikokka.[2]
Greek Original:
*koku/mhla: ei)=dos o)pwrw=n. ta\ par' h(mi=n lego/mena beri/kokka.
The neuter headword itself (here plural) is more usually spelled kokk-, as in beta 513.
[1] Same glossing, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon.
[2] In ancient and modern Greek alike this is the word for an apricot, so there seems to be confusion here.
Keywords: botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food
Translated by: David Whitehead on 15 December 2008@06:07:16.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 15 December 2008@12:59:42.
David Whitehead (tweaked note) on 16 December 2008@02:58:30.
David Whitehead (another note, prompted by Dr Nick Nicholas) on 17 December 2008@03:10:46.
David Whitehead on 6 March 2013@09:14:01.
David Whitehead on 1 May 2016@10:12:11.


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