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Headword: *minu/qei
Adler number: mu,1098
Translated headword: decreases, diminishes
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] is lessened.[1]
[Note] that by diminishing the filth, that is by reducing the dirt, they used to bathe.[2]
Greek Original:
*minu/qei: e)lattou=tai. o(/ti th\n a)/shn minu/qontes e)lou/onto, o(/ e)sti th\n r(upari/an meiou=ntes.
See also mu 1099, mu 1100, mu 1101.
[1] Likewise in Photius (mu461 Theodoridis) and other lexica, and cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 16.392, where the headword occurs (actually with a neuter plural subject).
[2] From alphaiota 195 (q.v.); see also alpha 4123.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 23 July 2009@05:07:19.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cross-reference, status) on 23 July 2009@11:47:05.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1) on 24 July 2009@02:58:40.
David Whitehead (typo) on 24 July 2009@03:02:08.
David Whitehead on 23 May 2013@08:31:00.


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