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Headword: *kra/tista
Adler number: kappa,2345
Translated headword: most excellent, optimum
Vetting Status: high
Meaning [something] preferable, or better.
Greek Original:
*kra/tista: a)nti\ tou= ai(retw/teron, h)\ be/ltion.
As Adler notes, related by Gaisford to Aristophanes, Knights 30, where the present headword, a neuter plural, occurs. (See also Lysistrata 1013, and commonly in other authors.) The glosses are neuter singular.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 9 December 2007@08:19:21.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation, set status) on 10 December 2007@01:06:57.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; augmented note) on 10 December 2007@03:19:12.
David Whitehead on 17 March 2013@06:29:59.


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