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Headword: *ko/moda
Adler number: kappa,2006
Translated headword: rewards, pay, advantage
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a gift proffered on the occasion of an earthquake.
Greek Original:
*ko/moda: do/sis e)pi\ seismou= parexome/nh.
Latin commoda.
Same entry, according to Adler, in the unedited Lexicon codicis Barocciani 50 (f109-110). The gloss is, at one and the same time, oddly specific (why only earthquake and not e.g. flood?) and frustratingly vague (does the gift go to the earthquake's victims, or to placate the gods?).
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; religion; science and technology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 17 September 2008@01:20:22.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; augmented note and keywords) on 17 September 2008@03:31:25.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 10 March 2013@07:50:16.
David Whitehead on 30 August 2015@04:20:41.


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