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Headword: *zu/mh
Adler number: zeta,197
Translated headword: leaven
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] dough.[1] Also [sc. attested is the phrase] 'leavened bread' [zumh/ths a)/rtos].[2]
"The story has it that from the 6th hour for 14 days of the month when the trumpet sounded, all leavened bread, if the Hebrews had any left, was destroyed by burning in the fire."[3]
Greek Original:
*zu/mh: to\ fu/rama. kai\ *zumh/ths a)/rtos. o(/ti lo/gos e)/xei, w(s a)po\ #2# w(/ras ta\s id# tou= mhno\s h(me/ras sa/lpiggos fwnou/shs pa=s a)/rtos zumwto/s, ei)/ tis toi=s *(ebrai/ois u(pelei/peto, puri\ kaio/menos h)fani/zeto.
[1] Likewise in Hesychius; and cf. phi 849.
[2] cf. Xenophon, Anabasis 7.3.21, in the plural, spelled with iota: a)/rtoi zumi=tai (web address 1).
[3] cf. Exodus 12.17-20, with 'on the 14th [to the 21st] day'. Here the word for "leavened" is zumwto/s with an omega.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 25 May 2005@00:31:59.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (x-ref; cosmetics) on 25 May 2005@05:40:18.
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David Whitehead (tweak; another keyword) on 18 May 2010@05:34:07.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 2 December 2012@07:25:11.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 8 December 2012@00:06:04.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 21 April 2016@04:47:10.
Catharine Roth (expanded notes, added link and keyword) on 24 April 2016@01:21:42.


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