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Headword: Diôstêrsin
Adler number: delta,1255
Translated headword: with poles running through rings
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] with bearing-poles [intended] for raising up [things].
Greek Original:
Diôstêrsin: anaphoreusi tois anabastazousin.
Notes:
= Synagoge delta330, Photius delta691; cf. Hesychius delta2059, where one finds the first word of the gloss without the subsequent qualification.
The headword is the dative plural of the rare masculine noun diwsth/r. The noun is attested as a surgical instrument, for pushing out weapons etc. (see LSJ), but this dative plural form is only attested -- outside lexicography -- at Exodus 38.4 & 10 LXX, where it does mean 'poles running though rings' (for transporting the Ark).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; medicine; religion; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Antonella Ippolito on 7 March 2005@18:06:18.
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David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 8 March 2005@04:53:07.
David Whitehead (tweaked note; more keywords) on 13 July 2012@10:07:07.
William Hutton (augmented and tweaked note) on 7 September 2013@18:49:04.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 16 November 2014@11:45:46.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 17 November 2014@02:45:10.
David Whitehead (coding) on 12 November 2015@03:21:40.
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