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Headword: *toixwru/xos
Adler number: tau,1142
Translated headword: house-breaker
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] thief. 'House-breaker' [sc. can also mean] raider. But toixoru/kths [sc. is also an attested form].
Greek Original:
*toixwru/xos: kle/pths. *toixwru/xos, lh|sth/s. *toixoru/kths de/.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius tau355/356 Theodoridis. The headword and its variant literally means someone who digs through a wall; cf. generally tau 1141.
See also under alpha 2732, beta 68, epsilon 327, epsilon 3715, mu 1025, pi 776.
Keywords: architecture; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics
Translated by: David Whitehead on 4 November 2010@09:48:56.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note, set status) on 8 November 2010@01:27:40.
David Whitehead (x-refs) on 8 November 2010@03:24:15.
David Whitehead on 16 January 2014@05:25:57.


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