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Headword: Κατάξηροι ὄνειροι
Adler number: kappa,685
Translated headword: dried-up dreams
Vetting Status: high
Those which have no grip.
Greek Original:
Κατάξηροι ὄνειροι: οἱ μὴ ἔχοντες λαβάς.
An attempt to register Artemidorus 1.11 -- but the adjective there (in the dative plural) is not κατάξηρος but κατάπηρος , 'maimed/mutilated'.
This figurative use of κατάπηρος is overlooked by LSJ s.v.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; dreams; imagery
Translated by: David Whitehead on 29 May 2008@05:24:23.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 29 May 2008@11:19:37.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 30 May 2008@03:08:09.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 30 May 2008@05:28:09.


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