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Headword: *ph/ra
Adler number: pi,1535
Translated headword: pouch
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning a] bag, case.[1]
"And a pouch, grain-receptacle of a measure for sowing."[2]
Also [sc. attested is the diminutive] phri/dion ["little pouch"]. And Aristophanes [writes]: "Telephos [lives] out of a little pouch." This man was a pauper.[3]
Greek Original:
*ph/ra: ma/rsippos, qh/kh. kai\ ph/ran, me/tron sitodo/kon spori/- mou. kai\ *phri/dion. kai\ *)aristofa/nhs: *th/lefos e)k phridi/ou. ou(=tos pe/nhs h)=n.
Notes:
[1] For this headword (and the second gloss) see already pi 1534.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.95.2 (Antiphilos), from a list of items (in the accusative case) dedicated to Demeter. Read genitive me/trou instead of the Suda's me/tron.
[3] From tau 494, q.v. (Not in manuscripts AF.)
Keywords: agriculture; biography; comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; poetry; proverbs; religion; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 3 June 2012@01:21:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 3 June 2012@04:52:05.
David Whitehead on 3 October 2013@06:05:11.

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