Re: Lexical help with KATAKLHRONOMEW

From: Al Lukaszewski (
Date: Wed Apr 07 1999 - 11:37:22 EDT

I got the same by looking it up at Perseus. My query concerned finding it
in the printed version. I did not think to relate the two.

Al Lukaszewski

At 10:25 AM 4/7/99 -0500, Carl W. Conrad wrote:
>At 8:06 AM -0700 4/7/99, Al Lukaszewski wrote:
>>I did not think to look under -DOTEW. Would you (or someone else on list)
>>be willing to render a guess how a bi-labial such as M took on a T sound?
>>Do you think it is partial consonantal assimilation from the D ( <N)?
>More recent printings of LSJ tend to alphabetize groups of words in
>paragraphs that build on shared base-elements, in this case KATA-KLHRO-.
>There's no suggestion that KATAKLHRODOTEW means the same thing or is
>pronounced the same way (except for those first four syllables!) as
>KATAKLHRONOMEW; it is simply a device for saving a little bit of space on a
>page in a huge reference work by grouping words with shared elements (and
>shorter dictionary entries) in common paragraphs. BUT you might note that
>the entry which I copied and pasted from the Perseus LSJ was identical with
>what I found in the 1996 LSJ-Glare in my office--and I got it by typing
>katakle^ronomeo^ into the entry-blank at the site.
>Carl W. Conrad
>Department of Classics/Washington University
>One Brookings Drive/St. Louis, MO, USA 63130/(314) 935-4018
>Home: 7222 Colgate Ave./St. Louis, MO 63130/(314) 726-5649

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