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Headword: *purami/s
Adler number: pi,3190
Translated headword: pyramid
Vetting Status: high
A particular [kind of] house.[1]
[Note] that we call a shovel a pyrame, incorrectly.[2]
Greek Original:
*purami/s: oi)ki/a tis. o(/ti th\n pura/mhn a)/mhn le/gomen h(mei=s, ou)k o)rqw=s.
[1] cf. Hesychius, who glosses the nominative plural as oi)kodomh/mata gewmetrika/, e)pi\ ta\ ka/tw katerxo/mena. For such a plural see under kappa 2804; and cf. also rho 211. On the etymology, see LSJ s.v. (web address 1).
[2] From alpha 1574 (q.v.); unconnected with the present headword.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: architecture; definition; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 19 March 2010@07:29:43.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 20 March 2010@01:51:02.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 21 March 2010@05:57:12.
David Whitehead on 24 October 2013@04:02:07.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 27 December 2021@19:28:30.
Catharine Roth (added a link) on 27 December 2021@20:58:47.


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