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Headword: *)wrei/ths
Adler number: omega,176
Translated headword: Oreitan
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[sc. Someone orginating] from a place [with the name] of Oreos.
Greek Original:
*)wrei/ths: a)po\ to/pou tou= *)wreou=.
Note:
This Oreos is presumably omega 173: Histiaia/Oreos on the island of Euboia (epsilon 3222, iota 687, and for the ethnikon epsilon 3808). But [NF] note also the people called Oreitai living somewhere between Ambrakia and Amphilochia in NW Greece (Barrington Atlas map 54 apparatus), and another of the same name in present-day Pakistan (map 6 grid B4).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography
Translated by: Nicholas Fincher on 7 August 2003@00:41:43.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added x-refs; cosmetics) on 7 August 2003@05:28:11.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 8 August 2011@09:13:59.

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