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Headword: Νομάδων
Adler number: nu,452
Translated headword: nomads', of nomads
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] of uncivilized [people], of barbarians.[1]
Those who are called "Wagon-borne"[2] or "Wagon-living."[3]
Greek Original:
Νομάδων: ἀγρίων, βαρβάρων. οἱ λεγόμενοι Ἁμαξοφόρητοι ἢ Ἁμαξόβιοι.
Notes:
cf. generally nu 450, nu 451.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica; see the references at Photius nu239 Theodoridis. The headword, a genitive plural, must be quoted from somewhere; there are numerous possibilities.
[2] A rare word, but a fragment of Pindar uses it of the Skythians (sigma 703, sigma 704).
[3] A term applied generically to nomads by Porphyry and others.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; geography; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 27 October 2005@01:19:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 27 October 2005@03:18:36.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 17 June 2013@03:17:54.

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