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Headword: *po/a
Adler number: pi,1838
Translated headword: grass, lye
Vetting Status: high
Each [sc. kind of] plant is called thus.[1] The [plant] which soaps is called po/a in Demosthenes and Lysias.[2]
As of those who washed in lye: thus [he] glorified Malachi.[3]
Greek Original:
*po/a: e(ka/sth bota/nh ou(/tws le/getai. h( de\ smh/xousa po/a le/getai para\ *dhmosqe/nei kai\ *lusi/a|. w(s e)n po/a| pluna/ntwn: ou(/tw *malaxi/an e)do/case.
[1] Attic form; epic/Ionic poi/h; cf. pi 3074, pi 3076.
[2] Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius pi977 Theodoridis. Both of the citations given are to passages which have not survived. 'Demosthenes' = fr. 58 Sauppe. 'Lysias' = fr. 327 Sauppe (117 Thalheim; now 504 Carey OCT).
[3] Or, with Schleusner's emendation, 'thus Malachi glorified [?them]'. See in any event Malachi 3.2 LXX, w(s po/a pluno/ntwn ("like lye of those who wash"). Adler suggests that this may be a interpolation from Symeon Metaphrastes.
Keywords: botany; Christianity; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 28 May 2008@16:23:55.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented n.2; tweaks and cosmetics) on 29 May 2008@03:44:03.
David Whitehead (more for n.2) on 29 May 2008@07:06:04.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 7 October 2013@06:56:09.
David Whitehead (expanded n.3) on 4 April 2014@10:06:13.
David Whitehead (coding) on 23 May 2016@09:15:05.


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