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Headword: Πλωτόν
Adler number: pi,1812
Translated headword: afloat, floating
Vetting Status: high
[Meaming] sailing/swimming.
Greek Original:
Πλωτόν: πλεόμενον.
The headword adjective is either masculine accusative singular or neuter nominative/accusative singular of πλωτός ; the latter if, as seems likely (to judge from the scholia there), it is quoted from Oppian's announcement of his theme in Halieutica 1.2 -- πλωτὸν γένος Ἀμφιτρίτης .
cf. pi 1809.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 12 April 2010@08:09:36.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (betacode cosmetics, status) on 12 April 2010@21:25:32.
David Whitehead (corrected and expanded note) on 13 April 2010@03:38:48.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference, raised status) on 3 May 2011@11:12:31.
David Whitehead on 7 October 2013@06:10:24.


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