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Headword: *koilw=pis
Adler number: kappa,2544
Translated headword: hollow-looking
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] deep.[1]
"A wise man descended into the hollow-looking mountain cliff."[2]
Greek Original:
*koilw=pis: baqei=a. i)/dris a)nh\r koilw=pin o)reia/da du/sato pe/tran.
[1] Feminine of this adjective, as in the quotation given. For the glossing cf. kappa 2539, kappa 2541.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.219.5 (Antipater of Sidon 64.5 Gow-Page). Mss of the Anthology agree with the Suda in reading i)/dris ('wise'), but most modern editors follow Huschke in reading i)/qris ('eunuch'), on the basis of Hesychius iota400. The reference is to a devotee of Kybele (kappa 2586, kappa 2587, kappa 2588).
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Translated by: William Hutton on 12 June 2008@04:47:07.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; another keyword; cosmetics) on 12 June 2008@04:59:38.
David Whitehead on 19 March 2013@06:06:40.


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