A proposito dell’aggettivo πορφύρεος

Pier Angelo Perotti

Abstract


The original meaning of this adjective is ‘mobile’. Only from the 6th century BC it was semantically influenced by πορφύρα, thus changing its original meaning to ‘purple red’.

Keywords


Greek language; Greek semantics; colours

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14601/prometheus-19058



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