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Headword: Λᾶας
Adler number: lambda,1
Translated headword: rock
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] stone.[1]
In the Epigrams: "and a rock from porous stone, which sharpened a reed's dull edge."[2]
Greek Original:
Λᾶας: λίθος. ἐν Ἐπιγράμμασι: πολυτρήτου τ' ἀπὸ πέτρης λᾶαν, ὃς ἀμβλεῖαν θῆγε γένυν καλάμου.
Notes:
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica and grammars, and cf. a scholion on Homer, Iliad 2.319 or 3.12, where the headword occurs. Same headword and gloss at lambda 2.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.67.3-4 (Julian), on the equipment of a scribe.
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Translated by: Catharine Roth on 30 October 2003@00:09:43.
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