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Headword: *(alourga/
Adler number: alpha,1357
Translated headword: sea-wrought
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning of] sea-purple.[1]
"The girdles, and the sea-wrought undergarment, and the Laconian robes."[2]
Greek Original:
*(alourga/: qalassopo/rfura. ai( mi/trai, to/ q' a(lourge\s u(pe/nduma, oi(/te *la/kwnes pe/ploi.
cf. alpha 1358, alpha 1359, alpha 1360.
[1] The headword is neuter plural of this adjective, with the same or similar glossing in other lexica, including Timaeus' Platonic Lexicon; it is very probably quoted from Plato, Republic 429D.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.292.1 (Hedylus); cf. lambda 63, mu 1136.
Keywords: clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; philosophy; poetry; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 28 May 2000@17:38:49.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 6 February 2001@05:27:35.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 29 June 2002@08:38:13.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 28 July 2009@01:21:48.
Catharine Roth (augmented headword translation) on 28 July 2009@01:22:39.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 9 February 2012@07:05:58.
David Whitehead on 9 February 2012@07:14:35.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 21 December 2014@23:25:41.
David Whitehead on 22 December 2014@03:13:56.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 27 February 2019@01:34:52.


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