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Headword: Μοργούς
Adler number: mu,1247
Translated headword: squeezers
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Note] that μοργοί is what they call ἀμοργοί ["squeezers"], taking away the alpha, as in other instances; for they call ἀμαυρόν ["dim, dark"] μαῦρον and ἀσφόδελος ["asphodel"] σφόδελος .
Greek Original:
Μοργούς: ὅτι οὕτω καλοῦσι τοὺς ἀμοργοὺς τὸ α ἀφαιροῦντες, ὥσπερ καὶ ἐπ' ἄλλων: μαῦρον γὰρ τὸ ἀμαυρὸν καὶ σφόδελον τὸν ἀσφόδελον καλοῦσι.
Note:
From alpha 1627; see also alpha 4298, alpha 4299, sigma 1751; alpha 1511, mu 295.
Keywords: botany; comedy; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 26 April 2009@20:21:40.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 27 April 2009@08:39:43.


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