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Headword: *kaqarsiw/tera
Adler number: kappa,39
Translated headword: cleaner
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning ones that are] brighter. "These to be cleaner and smarter".[1]
Greek Original:
*kaqarsiw/tera: lampro/tera. kaqarsiw/tera tau=q' u(pa/rxein kai\ polutele/stera.
The headword, neuter plural of this comparative adjective, purports to be extracted from the quotation given, though see next note.
[1] Polybius 11.9.5 (Philopoemen [phi 409] on military uniform)- - where, however, the word transmitted is kaqariw/tera or kaqareio/tera.
Keywords: clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 2 December 2001@06:36:00.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 21 August 2003@01:12:18.
David Whitehead (added x-ref) on 21 August 2003@02:47:15.
David Whitehead (typo) on 3 October 2004@11:08:09.
David Whitehead on 21 January 2013@04:05:08.


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