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Headword: Νύσσα
Adler number: nu,617
Translated headword: turnpost
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning a] turning-point, goal, pedestal.
Greek Original:
Νύσσα: καμπτήρ, τέρμα, βαθμίς.
Notes:
= Photius nu300 Theodoridis; cf. Synagoge s.v., which includes additional glosses.
The first glossing word, at least, derives from commentary to Homer: see the scholia to Iliad 23.332; Apollonius the Sophist, Homeric Lexicon 117.6; Hesychius nu744, Etymologicum Gudianum 412.5; Etymologicum Magnum 609.28d; Pollux 2.147.
See also tau 792, and generally LSJ s.v.
Keywords: athletics; definition; epic; poetry
Translated by: William Hutton on 15 October 2009@17:56:03.
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Catharine Roth (set status) on 15 October 2009@19:53:48.
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