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Headword: Νεάτη
Adler number: nu,119
Translated headword: bottom, neate
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the ultimate [one]. And the nete is what musicians call the [sc. lyre-]string, as distinct from both the hypate and the mese.
Greek Original:
Νεάτη: ἡ ἐσχάτη. καὶ ἡ νήτη χορδὴ λεγομένη ὑπὸ τῶν μουσικῶν, πρὸς ἀντιδιαστολὴν τῆς τε ὑπάτης καὶ τῆς μέσης.
See already nu 118, and generally (for all three of these strings) under nu 347.
Appendix Proverbiorum 4.3.
Keywords: daily life; definition; meter and music; proverbs; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: David Whitehead on 16 April 2003@07:23:27.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 16 April 2003@17:49:19.
David Whitehead (cosmeticule) on 13 June 2004@07:09:11.
David Whitehead on 5 June 2013@06:34:22.
David Whitehead on 19 May 2016@03:32:26.


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