Re: Unable to cut

Maurice A. O'Sullivan (
Tue, 17 Sep 1996 13:56:34 +0100

At 03:07 17/09/96 -0400, you wrote:
>A student asked me what Greek word means "unable to cut." I'm not sure what
>the application is (a crossword puzzle?). Does anyone know of this Greek

You will find in the middle L & S: ATOMOS [ hence our 'atom' ]

a)/tomoj atomojte/mnw I. uncut, unmown, Soph. II. that cannot be cut,
indivisible, Plat.;

There is also:

AKARHS = too short to be cut

Maurice A. O'Sullivan [ Bray, Ireland ]

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