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Headword: Πύκα
Adler number: pi,3142
Translated headword: stoutly
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] copiously, carefully.
Greek Original:
Πύκα: συχνῶς, ἐπιμελῶς.
Notes:
= Synagoge pi788, Photius pi1523 Theodoridis (with this same headword; πύκνα in Porson's edition); cf. Hesychius pi4317, pi4320. Probably from commentary to Homer where the adverb appears frequently in formulaic constructions (e.g. Iliad 12.317, Odyssey 1.436) and otherwise.
For related words see also all the other entries between pi 3143 and pi 3155, inclusive.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; poetry
Translated by: William Hutton on 18 September 2013@19:21:40.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 19 September 2013@01:10:39.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword; cosmetics) on 19 September 2013@03:23:11.
David Whitehead on 23 October 2013@09:27:12.

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