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Headword: *kw/dwn
Adler number: kappa,2217
Translated headword: bell
Vetting Status: high
[So named] from the fact that it sings while moving.
Greek Original:
*kw/dwn: para\ to\ e)n tw=| kinei=n a)/|dein.
For this unconvincing etymology of kw/dwn (for which noun see also under kappa 2220) Adler cites no parallels; TLG searching, however, discloses that it comes from what is said about the related noun kwdw/nion by John Philoponus, Commentaries on Aristotle's de anima 15.356.25-26.
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; philosophy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 17 November 2006@08:16:31.
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Catharine Roth (set status) on 17 November 2006@11:25:18.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 19 November 2006@04:30:04.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword) on 14 March 2013@11:21:36.
David Whitehead on 2 May 2016@06:25:38.


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