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Headword: *pleio/nwn
Adler number: pi,1735
Translated headword: of more, of the greater number
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] of the dead.[1] "The old woman risen from [among] the greater number."[2]
Greek Original:
*pleio/nwn: tw=n nekrw=n. h( grau=s a)nesthkui=a para\ tw=n pleio/nwn.
[1] The headword is genitive plural of plei/wn (comparative of polu/s), extracted from the quotation which follows.
[2] Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae 1073 (web address 1), with scholion. [It should be h)\ grau=s ktl. "or an old woman ...".]
Associated internet address:
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Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 17 September 2012@01:37:50.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 17 September 2012@03:10:10.
David Whitehead on 6 October 2013@07:37:12.


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