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Headword: Ποσόν
Adler number: pi,2116
Translated headword: of a certain quantity
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
This [word][1] is understood in reference to size, as large or small; but ποιόν ["of a certain kind"] is understood in reference to the material.
Greek Original:
Ποσόν: τοῦτο κατὰ μέγεθος θεωρεῖται, οἷον μέγα, ἢ μικρόν: ποιὸν δὲ κατὰ τὴν ὕλην θεωρεῖται.
Notes:
Likewise in Artemidorus, Oneirocriticon 1.50 Peck (parallel missed by Adler), though apparently Peck regards the glosses on ποσόν and ποιόν there as interpolations.
[1] Neuter nominative/accusative singular of ποσός .
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 13 January 2013@00:48:03.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 13 January 2013@05:09:35.
David Whitehead on 10 October 2013@09:29:30.

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