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Headword: *ka/llh
Adler number: kappa,207
Translated headword: beautiful things
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] purple robes. Also blue-green pottery. Aeschylus [writes]: "in many-colored [...] beautiful things."
Greek Original:
*ka/llh: ta\ porfura= i(ma/tia. kai\ ke/ramos kala/i+nos. *ai)sxu/los: e)n poiki/lois ka/llesin.
The headword is the plural of the noun ka/llos, "beauty" or "beautiful thing;" the gloss "ta\ porfura= i(ma/tia" refers specifically to the instance at Aeschylus Agamemnon 923, partially quoted in this entry.
cf. also kappa 191.
Keywords: clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; tragedy
Translated by: Matthew Farmer on 29 February 2008@17:06:16.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 2 March 2008@04:33:17.
David Whitehead on 24 January 2013@08:25:43.


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