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Headword: Αἴρειν
Adler number: alphaiota,298
Translated headword: to raise
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] to increase. Either to set a table next to [someone], or to take [it] away.
Greek Original:
Αἴρειν: αὔξειν. ἢ τράπεζαν παρατιθέναι, ἢ αἴρειν.
Notes:
Same or similar material in other lexica.
Two different glosses are combined here, with different senses of the verb αἴρειν (contracted from ἀείρειν , cf. alpha 638, alphaiota 314, eta 529, etc.). For 'taking away' (i.e. clearing) tables see e.g. Menander fr. 273 Kock = 239 Koerte = 209 K.-A., quoted at alphaiota 299.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; food
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 5 March 2003@01:02:57.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 5 March 2003@03:01:06.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 26 March 2003@00:47:57.
Catharine Roth (added cross-references, raised status) on 1 November 2006@10:54:31.
David Whitehead (another note) on 16 May 2012@07:25:30.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 30 December 2014@11:12:33.

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