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Headword: *ma/tion
Adler number: mu,285
Translated headword: mation
Vetting Status: high
A kind of measure; or the least [amount].
Greek Original:
*ma/tion: ei)=dos me/trou: h)\ to\ e)la/xiston.
From the scholia to Aristophanes, Clouds 451, where the word matioloixo/s (cf. mu 284) occurs.
LSJ s.v. mation: 'Egyptian measure of capacity' (papyri and ostraca cited, present material ignored).
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 April 2008@05:46:54.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added keyword, set status) on 22 April 2008@10:30:57.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 23 April 2008@03:03:52.
David Whitehead on 9 May 2013@04:48:05.


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