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Headword: *pthno/n
Adler number: pi,3023
Translated headword: winged animal
Vetting Status: high
The [term that means a] bird.
Greek Original:
*pthno/n: to\ o)/rneon.
Same definition given in the Etymologicum Gudianum, with folk etymology from ptw= = pth/ssw "to cower"; Herodian, Partitions p. 111 Boissonade also defines pthno/n as o)/rneon in the listing of three words that do not spell [pti] with an iota --- the others being pth=sis and pth/ssw.
cf. pi 3022, pi 3024.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; zoology
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 1 February 2009@10:56:46.
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Catharine Roth (corrected note after consultation with NN; set status) on 2 February 2009@00:27:03.
David Whitehead (x-refs; cosmetics) on 2 February 2009@03:24:49.
David Whitehead on 22 October 2013@10:15:37.


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