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Headword: *prosouri/ou
Adler number: pi,2765
Translated headword: tailwindy
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] convenient.
Greek Original:
*prosouri/ou: e)pithdei/ou.
= Synagoge pi697, Photius pi1352 Theodoridis; cf. Hesychius pi3853-3854. The headword appears to be the genitive singular, masculine or neuter, of an adjective prosou/rios (literally, 'at the tail [of the ship]', referring to favorable sailing winds), which is attested only in lexicography. The only other attested form of this word is the neuter nominative/accusative singular or masculine accusative singular prosou/rion, glossed at Hesychius pi3853. Theodoridis on Photius s.v. opines that prosouri/ou should actually be the prepositional phrase pro\s ou)ri/ou; cf. epsilon 1818.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; science and technology
Translated by: William Hutton on 3 September 2013@00:27:58.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded note; cosmetics) on 3 September 2013@04:47:48.
David Whitehead on 18 October 2013@06:06:17.


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