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Headword: *(rinw=
Adler number: rho,175
Translated headword: I lead by the nose
Vetting Status: high
[r(inw=, future] r(inh/sw.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the participle] r(inw/menos ["he being led by the nose"], [meaning] he being mocked.[2]
Greek Original:
*(rinw=, r(inh/sw. kai\ *(rinw/menos, mukthrizo/menos.
[1] Adler reports similar entries in the Ambrosian Lexicon.
[2] Literally, having someone's nose turned up at you. Same gloss in Photius' Lexicon (rho129 Theodoridis); the participle itself is evidently quoted from somewhere. (For a medical sense of the word, see theta 171, repeated at phi 505.)
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; imagery; medicine
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 3 September 2010@11:31:51.
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