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Headword: Ekpluton
Adler number: epsilon,584
Translated headword: washed-out
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning something] fading.[1]
[Something] invisible.[2]
Greek Original:
Ekpluton: exitêlon. aphanes.
Notes:
The headword is neuter nominative/accusative singular of the two-termination adjective e)/kplutos.
[1] Adler cites for comparison Hesychius epsilon1634, which also uses e)ci/thlon ('fading') as a gloss for this headword, and relates it to dying. Adler also classifies the entry as a gl[ossa] Platonica' (repeated by Theodoridis at his Photius, Lexicon epsilon478), evidently because it appears as a totality in Timaeus' Platonic Lexicon. Thus the source of the headword is probably Plato, Laws 872E, where it is used figuratively of a miasma. (Nevertheless see already for this Aeschylus, Eumenides 281.)
[2] This additional gloss is lacking, Adler reports, in mss FVM. In ps.-Zonaras it is given as a)sqene/s ('weak') in place of the Suda's a)fane/s.
Keywords: clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; philosophy; religion; trade and manufacture; tragedy
Translated by: William Hutton on 10 January 2007@04:31:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 10 January 2007@05:44:14.
Catharine Roth (betacode cosmetics) on 10 January 2007@11:00:25.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 8 August 2012@06:20:18.
David Whitehead (expanded and tweaked n.1) on 26 August 2013@09:08:55.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 24 December 2014@20:28:05.
David Whitehead (added primary note and another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics elsewhere) on 10 December 2015@06:07:01.

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