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Headword: Οἶφι
Adler number: omicroniota,190
Translated headword: oiphei, oiphi
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning a] choinix.
Greek Original:
Οἶφι: χοῖνιξ.
Note:
See LSJ s.v.: an Egyptian measure (Hebrew ephah: Leviticus 5.11 & 13, etc.). The equivalence with one choinix (for which see generally chi 590, chi 591) comes from Photius (Lexicon omicron166 Theodoridis), but wrongly; according to Hesychius (omicron433) and others it was four.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 15 June 2005@04:42:45.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added keyword, set status) on 15 June 2005@11:44:19.
David Whitehead (tweaked note) on 16 June 2005@02:49:14.
David Whitehead on 8 August 2013@05:43:33.
David Whitehead on 29 May 2016@09:22:13.

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