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Headword: *koili/a. *koi=lon
Adler number: kappa,2541
Translated headword: hollowness
Vetting Status: high
[sc. also attested is] hollow, [meaning something] deep.[1]
"He was in fact so moderate and frugal that he did not even possess hollow silver in great quantity."[2]
Greek Original:
*koili/a. *koi=lon, baqu/. ou(/tw de\ h)=n a)/ra me/trios kai\ lito\s w(s mhde\ koi=lon a)/rguron ei)s plh=qos kekth=sqai.
The primary headword, koili/a, is unglossed.
[1] Neuter nominative/accusative singular of an adjective cognate with the headword, with the same glossing in other lexica (and cf. kappa 2539, kappa 2544); evidently quoted from somewhere (possibly, though not necessarily, the quotation given).
[2] Derived from John of Antioch fr.168 FHG (4.602b), now 252 Roberto, via Excerpta de virtutibus of Constantine Porphyrogenitus 1.197. In reference to Constantius the father of Constantine the Great; see more fully at pi 815. The phrase "hollow silver" refers to silver plate.
Keywords: biography; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; historiography; history; politics; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: William Hutton on 10 June 2008@03:04:26.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; another keyword; tweaks) on 10 June 2008@04:45:40.
David Whitehead (more x-refs) on 10 June 2008@09:27:56.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 19 March 2013@06:02:01.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 29 January 2015@10:36:22.


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