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Headword: *paraplh=gas pe/tras
Adler number: pi,413
Translated headword: slanting rocks
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning rocks] on the seashore, being struck [plhssome/nas] by the sea.
Greek Original:
*paraplh=gas pe/tras: parali/as, plhssome/nas u(po\ th=s qala/sshs.
Notes:
Same or similar entry in other lexica (references at Photius pi283 Theodoridis), including Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon, but here misleadingly. The Suda's two-word headword phrase, in the accusative plural, should actually be simply 'slanting', with 'rocks' as part of the gloss. See the scholia to Homer, Odyssey 5.418, where the phrase h)i+o/nas te paraplh=gas ("and slanting beaches") occurs.
For the adjective paraplh/c, see also pi 414 and pi 415.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; geography
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 15 April 2011@12:56:07.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 25 April 2011@04:32:14.
David Whitehead (reworked note) on 5 September 2013@04:53:15.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 22 July 2014@01:12:15.

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