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Headword: *numfai=on
Adler number: nu,589
Translated headword: nymphaion, nympheum
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a nymphs' shrine.
Greek Original:
*numfai=on: numfw=n i(ero/n.
See e.g. the opening of Menander's Dyskolos.
Same entry elsewhere; references at Photius nu279 Theodoridis. (There seems no good reason, with Theodoridis on Photius and Latte on Hesychius [nu716], to treat the headword as upper-case. Contrast nu 590.)
Keywords: architecture; comedy; definition; mythology; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 18 December 2003@07:35:24.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 21 December 2003@20:43:38.
David Whitehead (augmented note; added a keyword) on 13 June 2004@09:23:36.
David Whitehead on 18 June 2013@05:15:36.
David Whitehead on 19 May 2016@06:46:45.


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