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Headword: *metaxrwnnu/ntes
Adler number: mu,749
Translated headword: changing the colour
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning they who are] changing the form [sc. of something or someone].
Greek Original:
*metaxrwnnu/ntes: metasxhmati/zontes.
Same entry in the Synagoge and other lexica: see the references at Photius mu341 Theodoridis.
Though LSJ cites only the Suda for the verb metaxrw/nnumi, it is used extensively in Late and Byzantine Greek. This present participle, masculine nominative plural, occurs three times in Cyril of Alexandria, e.g. Glaphyra in Pentateuchum PG 69.37c (on Genesis 1.3) and PG 69. 49c (on Genesis 2.1).
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; religion
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 31 July 2009@04:24:55.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks) on 31 July 2009@05:14:58.
David Whitehead on 19 May 2013@07:56:15.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 21 November 2014@23:35:12.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 21 August 2020@01:29:22.


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