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Headword: Κόμβος
Adler number: kappa,1987
Translated headword: band
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] the band of two gloves, when someone ties [them] over his own neck.
Greek Original:
Κόμβος: ὁ κόμβος τῶν δύο χειριδίων, ὅταν τις δήσῃ ἐπὶ τὸν ἴδιον τράχηλον.
Notes:
Unknown citation, also at kappa 2151, where the synonym ἀνάδεσμος is given. The noun ἐγκόμβωμα is similarly glossed in the Etymologicum Gudianum and Etymologicum Magnum.
The noun is otherwise attested only as "fringe" (or "molar") in Hesychius; but it is clearly related to κομβίον "buckle".
See also kappa 1988.
Keywords: clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 19 January 2009@08:14:10.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another x-ref; more keywords; tweaks) on 19 January 2009@08:31:40.
David Whitehead on 10 March 2013@06:53:36.

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