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Headword: *(upokreko/ntwn
Adler number: upsilon,522
Translated headword: tapping
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning they who are] striking, touching.
Greek Original:
*(upokreko/ntwn: krouo/ntwn, e)ggizo/ntwn.
Headword and gloss are in fact genitive plural (masculine/neuter) of present participles, the headword one evidently quoted from somewhere (thiough attested only here). The verb refers to stringed musical instuments when accompanying.
Adler notes the view of Jonathan Toup (1713-1785) that the entry derives from scholia on Pindar, Olympian Odes 9.39, where u(pokre/kei occurs.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; meter and music; poetry
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 21 March 2008@21:51:10.
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