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Headword: *cu/lwn e)reyi/mwn
Adler number: xi,99
Translated headword: of timbers for roofing
Vetting Status: high
[Timbers] for roofing are coverings, arranged over[1] houses.
Greek Original:
*cu/lwn e)reyi/mwn: stega/smata/ e)sti ta\ e)re/yima, ei)s ta\s oi)ki/as katatetagme/na.
Likewise in Photius (xi41 Theodoridis), and, earlier, Timaeus' Platonic Lexicon. Timaeus' entry is regarded as stemming from Plato, Critias 111C (where in fact the noun is 'trees').
[1] Literally "into" (as is regular with this verb).
Keywords: architecture; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; philosophy; science and technology
Translated by: James L. P. Butrica ✝ on 18 February 2000@12:44:36.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 18 June 2002@09:30:42.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; raised status) on 10 September 2007@08:54:02.
David Whitehead (adjustments) on 19 June 2013@05:32:22.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 23 December 2014@23:09:34.


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