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Headword: *trw/kths
Adler number: tau,1082
Translated headword: nibbler
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
One who makes profit out of everything; as if biting off [bits][a)potrw/gwn].
Greek Original:
*trw/kths: o( e)k panto\s kerdai/nwn: oi(=on a)potrw/gwn.
Note:
Same or similar glossing in other lexica, referring to Homer, Odyssey 14.289, where the word is applied to a Phoenician merchant (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; epic; geography; imagery; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 18 February 2012@20:42:01.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 19 February 2012@04:50:40.


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