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Headword: Χρηστόν
Adler number: chi,514
Translated headword: decent, serviceable
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[χρηστόν means the same as] χρήσιμον ["useful"]. "[They] having bought a decent bit of salt fish for the field."[1]
Greek Original:
Χρηστόν: χρήσιμον. ἐμπολήσαντές τι χρηστὸν εἰς ἀγρὸν ταρίχιον.
Note:
[1] Aristophanes, Peace 563 (web address 1). What precedes the quotation in the entry is from the scholia to this line. See also Hesychius s.v.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; food; military affairs; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 5 April 2008@05:35:05.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks) on 6 April 2008@07:54:40.
David Whitehead on 13 November 2013@08:10:26.

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