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Headword: *parape/tasma
Adler number: pi,409
Translated headword: curtain
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] covering, drape.[1]
That which is called velum ["cloth, covering, awning, curtain, veil"].[2]
Greek Original:
*parape/tasma: paraka/lumma, para/plwma. to\ lego/menon bh=lon.
[1] More fully in other lexica; references at Photius pi275 Theodoridis, where it is explicitly connected with the entrance to brothels.
[2] Transliteration of a Latin word; cf. Plutarch, Romulus 5.5 *(rwmai+sti\ de\ to\ i(sti/on bh=lon o)noma/zousi "In Latin they call the sail velum."
Keywords: architecture; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 14 April 2011@19:40:10.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 15 April 2011@03:19:05.
Catharine Roth (further expanded note 2) on 15 April 2011@12:08:45.
David Whitehead on 29 August 2011@10:19:16.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; more keywords) on 5 September 2013@04:39:43.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 22 July 2014@23:42:25.


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