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Headword: *di/khn
Adler number: delta,1092
Translated headword: like
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] in the manner [of]. "And he was destroyed like a pine-tree cast into the sea, and he paid the penalty with [all] his family."[1]
Greek Original:
*di/khn: tro/pon. kai\ o( me\n e)cetri/bh pi/tuos di/khn r(ifei\s ei)s qa/lassan, kai\ di/dwsi di/kas au)tw=| ge/nei.
The headword is the accusative case of delta 1089/delta 1090, commonly used idiomatically in the way illustrated here.
[1] Aelian fr. 208b Domingo-Forasté (207 Hercher): cf. alpha 4329.
Keywords: biography; botany; children; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; imagery; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 9 May 2004@23:00:53.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 10 May 2004@03:24:49.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords) on 11 July 2012@04:36:50.
Catharine Roth (updated reference, added cross-reference) on 22 October 2012@01:55:38.
David Whitehead on 9 November 2015@09:54:29.


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