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Headword: Χοί̈δια
Adler number: chi,375
Translated headword: chous-capacity, holding a chous
Vetting Status: high
"They prepared small wine-jars chous-capacity in size, exceptionally light in in their construction."[1]
Greek Original:
Χοί̈δια: σταμνία κατεσκεύασαν χοί̈δια τὸ μέγεθος, λεπτὰ ταῖς κατασκευαῖς διαφερόντως.
The headword, neuter (nominative and) accusative of this adjective, is presumably extracted from the quotation. It is otherwise unattested, in this or any other form.
[1] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable.
Keywords: daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 1 April 2008@03:00:47.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 1 April 2008@05:07:17.
David Whitehead (expanded notes; another keyword) on 12 November 2013@06:54:31.
David Whitehead (coding) on 1 June 2016@03:58:39.


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