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Headword: Οὐδὸς ἐς λαύρην
Adler number: omicron,827
Translated headword: entrance to an alley
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[An alley is] a narrow street.
[A λαύρα is so called] because of the fact that the multitude [λαός ] flows [ῥέειν ] through it. See under the [entry] 'alley'.[1]
Greek Original:
Οὐδὸς ἐς λαύρην: ἡ στενὴ ὁδός. παρὰ τὸ ῥέειν τὸν λαὸν δι' αὐτῆς. ζήτει ἐν τῷ λαύρα.
Notes:
The headword phrase is a version of one in Homer, Odyssey 22.128; the basic meaning of οὐδός is "threshold"(cf. omicron 826).
[1] lambda 152.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic
Translated by: David Whitehead on 18 January 2007@09:43:47.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented notes, set status) on 18 January 2007@10:50:52.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 18 January 2007@10:53:20.
David Whitehead (more betacoding) on 19 January 2007@03:01:19.
David Whitehead on 19 January 2007@03:06:06.

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