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Headword: Κῆνσος
Adler number: kappa,1522
Translated headword: census
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] the coinage.[1]
An annual tax. From the [verb] καίνω ["I kill"] [meaning] I cut.[2]
Greek Original:
Κῆνσος: τὸ νόμισμα. ἐτήσιον τέλος. παρὰ τὸ καίνω, τὸ κόπτω.
Notes:
[1] Likewise in ps.-Herodian 66 and (according to Adler) the Ambrosian Lexicon.
[2] cf. kappa 1523, kappa 1524. Here a Greek etymology is offered for a Latin word.
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Translated by: Catharine Roth on 28 April 2008@16:07:30.
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