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Headword: *qe/mistos
Adler number: theta,127
Translated headword: of right
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] of justice.
Greek Original:
*qe/mistos: dikaiosu/nhs.
The headword, evidently extracted from somewhere, is the epic/Aeolic genitive singular of the noun qe/mis; cf. theta 114, theta 115, theta 117. C. Theodoridis in his Photius edition (vol.II p.LX) points out that in earlier lexica it was construed as an adjective in the nominative singular, and glossed with di/kaios; the Suda lexicographer, he therefore claims, was making a (good) textual conjecture in changing the gloss to dikaiosu/nhs (for which cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 5.761: qe/mista: dikaiosu/nhn).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 19 September 2007@19:26:34.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 23 September 2007@06:47:03.
David Whitehead (augmented note; another keyword; cosmetics) on 18 October 2011@05:25:31.
David Whitehead on 31 December 2012@05:41:38.


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