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Headword: *trw/glh
Adler number: tau,1076
Translated headword: cavity
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a hole. Also [sc. attested is] trwglh/ths ["cavity-dweller"]. Also [sc. attested is] 'Troglodytes', a people.[1]
"But some, accordingly, were saved, in cavities."[2]
Greek Original:
*trw/glh: h( o)ph/. kai\ *trwglh/ths. kai\ *trwglodu/tai, e)/qnos. a)ll' oi( me\n ou)=n swqe/ntes h)=san e)n trw/glais.
[1] See e.g. Herodotus 4.183.4 for this Ethiopian people. LSJ s.v. insists that 'Troglodytes' is a false reading, there and elsewhere, for Trogodytes, but in fact the two forms seem to have had equal currency. See also under upsilon 465.
[2] Babrius 31.17 (on mice).
Keywords: definition; geography; poetry; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 24 February 2014@05:04:42.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule, status) on 24 February 2014@09:59:27.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 25 February 2014@03:11:23.


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