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Headword: Θίβις
Adler number: theta,382
Translated headword: basket
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] a box plaited out of papyrus, so [as to be] basket-like.
Greek Original:
Θίβις: κιβώτιον ἐκ βύβλου πλεκτόν, ὡς κοφινῶδες.
Note:
Same or similar entry in other lexica. This feminine noun -- properly θίβις rather than θίβη -- is used in Exodus 2.3 LXX of the vessel which carried the infant Moses. (Also on papyri: see LSJ s.v.)
Keywords: botany; children; definition; religion; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 24 February 2008@07:10:38.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 24 February 2008@09:03:39.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 3 January 2013@09:27:23.
David Whitehead (coding) on 28 April 2016@04:38:25.

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