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Headword: Ψαίστορα
Adler number: psi,36
Translated headword: wiper
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"To have a sponge as a wiper from Knidian reeds [i.e. pens]."[1]
Greek Original:
Ψαίστορα: σπόγγον ἔχειν καλάμων ψαίστορ' ἀπὸ Κνιδίων.
Notes:
The unglossed headword, accusative singular of the masculine noun ψαίστωρ , is extracted from the quotation.
[1] An approximation of Greek Anthology 6.295.2 ('to have' should read ἔχεν 'he had'); cf. sigma 953. For Knidos cf. kappa 1873.
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; poetry; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 22 December 2005@18:41:17.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 29 December 2005@01:12:59.
David Whitehead (expanded notes; more keywords; tweaking) on 5 November 2013@06:10:22.
William Hutton (removed redundant footnote) on 18 March 2014@15:40:41.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 18 March 2014@16:31:33.

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