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Headword: *proqe/lumnoi
Adler number: pi,2440
Translated headword: close-packed
Vetting Status: high
[Referring to] the trees that have their branches in close order, from [the verb] qhlumanei=n.[1]
Greek Original:
*proqe/lumnoi: ta\ e)pallh/lous kla/dous e)/xonta de/ndrh, a)po\ tou= qhlumanei=n.
For the headword cf. (besides pi 2438 and pi 2439) alpha 4576 and sigma 1004, with a reference to Aristophanes, Knights 528 (web address 1) -- where however the meaning of the word is quite different (uprooted, by the roots).
[1] To be mad about women. This appended etymology (also in Etymologicum Magnum 688.45-48) is highly improbable.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: botany; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 7 September 2013@08:30:44.
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Catharine Roth (cosmetics, keywords, upgraded link, set status) on 7 September 2013@16:03:10.
David Whitehead (expanded notes; tweaking) on 12 September 2013@05:47:31.
David Whitehead on 15 October 2013@06:54:23.
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