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Headword: *laistro/n
Adler number: lambda,202
Translated headword: laistron
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a magistrates' hall.
Greek Original:
*laistro/n: prutanei=on.
Also in Theognostus, On Orthography 27, and ps.-Zonaras s.v. laitro/n. Seemingly a corruption of Hesychius' la/iton (lambda163) -- glossed as a)rxei=on -- which in turn is an Atticisation of Herodotus 7.197.2 ('the Achaians call to\ prutanh/ion a lh/iton, "town hall").
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 16 March 2009@03:22:30.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 16 March 2009@04:13:17.
David Whitehead on 4 April 2013@06:09:00.
David Whitehead (coding) on 16 May 2016@07:49:03.


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