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Headword: *(ru/yai
Adler number: rho,324
Translated headword: to wash
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to wipe off.
Greek Original:
*(ru/yai: smh=cai.
The headword is aorist active infinitive of r(u/ptw (rho 303, with a corresponding gloss), presumably quoted from somewhere. Same gloss in Photius (rho201 Theodoridis); longer one already in Hesychius (rho549), implying moral connotations.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 9 October 2010@22:50:14.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 10 October 2010@04:13:03.
David Whitehead on 25 August 2011@06:55:34.
David Whitehead on 30 October 2013@08:01:12.


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