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Headword: *proko/mion
Adler number: pi,2477
Translated headword: forelock
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] lock of hair.
Greek Original:
*proko/mion: ko/mhn.
Same entry in other lexica; references at Photius pi1244 Theodoridis.
This neuter noun is here in the accusative, as the gloss shows; so evidently quoted from somewhere -- perhaps Attic comedy: there are instances in Aristophanes (fr. 321 Kock, now 337 Kassel-Austin: a list) and Menander (Aspis [Shield] 377).
See also under pi 1529 and phi 195.
Keywords: clothing; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 February 2010@08:22:46.
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Catharine Roth (added cross-reference, set status) on 24 February 2010@00:58:00.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 24 February 2010@03:05:02.
Catharine Roth (raised status) on 21 September 2011@19:39:48.
David Whitehead (expanded notes) on 22 September 2011@03:10:56.
David Whitehead on 16 October 2013@05:36:14.
David Whitehead on 2 January 2015@11:42:18.
David Whitehead on 24 May 2016@07:05:12.


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