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Headword: *(rikna/
Adler number: rho,165
Translated headword: shrivelled [ones]
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning ones that are] wrinkled, weak, dragged along.[1]
"In want of all food, they lay shrivelled and reduced to skeletons."[2]
Greek Original:
*(rikna/: e)rrutidwme/na, a)sqenh=, sesurme/na. pa/shs de\ e)dwdh=s h)porhme/noi r(iknoi\ kai\ kateskeleteume/noi e)/keinto.
[1] Similar glossing in other lexica, and cf. also the scholia to Oppian, Halieutica 5.406, from where the headword (neuter plural of this adjective) is probably quoted.
[2] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) undidentifiable. It uses the masculine nominative plural of the adjective.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; historiography; history; medicine; poetry
Translated by: David Whitehead on 16 September 2010@05:31:17.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 16 September 2010@11:51:53.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 16 September 2010@16:42:03.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; more keywords) on 17 September 2010@03:07:03.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 24 August 2011@08:35:39.
David Whitehead on 28 October 2013@08:29:08.
David Whitehead on 25 May 2016@06:41:19.


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