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Headword: *mu/gmata
Adler number: mu,1371
Translated headword: tearings
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] scratchings.
Greek Original:
*mu/gmata: katace/smata.
Same entry in other lexica (references at Photius mu566 Theodoridis) -- and see also the scholia to Euripides, Andromache 827, from which is clear that the present neuter-plural headword mu/gmata should actually be a)mu/gmata, 'tearings of fingernails'. (Line division there has produced the error.) See web address 1.
Associated internet address:
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Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; tragedy; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 31 July 2009@06:54:09.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 3 August 2009@01:14:03.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword) on 3 August 2009@03:48:58.
David Whitehead on 28 May 2013@07:57:49.


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