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Headword: *prew/n
Adler number: pi,2244
Translated headword: foreland, headland
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[prew/n, genitive] preo/nos, like [sc. the contracted form] prw/n, [genitive] prwno/s.[1]
"[Nymphs' spring-rich caverns] which shed so much water down from this crooked foreland."[2]
Greek Original:
*prew/n, preo/nos, w(s prw/n. prwno/s. ai( to/sson u(/dwr ei)/bousai skoliou= tou=de kata\ preo/nos.
Notes:
The headword is a masculine noun in the nominative (and vocative) singular. See generally LSJ s.v. prw/n (the contracted form noted here).
[1] First, appended to the headword, is its genitive singular form as instanced in the quotation; the Suda (here and pi 2954) gives its only other attestations (Gow and Page, vol. II, pp. 254-5). [In her critical apparatus Adler reports that ms F transmits pre/wnos.] Then follow the contracted forms of nominative and genitive second gloss word is an alternative spelling of the headword. For all this, Adler cites for comparison ('cf.') Lexicon Ambrosianum 1191.
[2] The hunter Sosander's dedication to Hermes, Pan, and the Nymphs: Greek Anthology 6.253.1-2 (Krinagoras); cf. pi 2954 (end), epsiloniota 14 (but with fre/atos, from a well), and sigma 937 (Gow and Page, vol. I, pp. 224-5). [Adler reports that ms G reads to/son and ms A omits u(/dwr.]
References:
A.S.F. Gow and D.L. Page, The Greek Anthology: The Garland of Philip, vol. II, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1968
A.S.F. Gow and D.L. Page, The Greek Anthology: The Garland of Philip, vol. I, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1968
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Translated by: Ronald Allen on 4 October 2010@09:51:29.
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