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Headword: *sukofa/nths
Adler number: sigma,1331
Translated headword: sykophant
Vetting Status: high
When a famine had occurred in Attica, certain people were secretly harvesting the figs consecrated to the gods; and after this, once prosperity had returned, prosecutions of these men began. So that is how the term sykophant ['fig-declarer'] arose.[1]
Search under 'you are fig-squeezing'.[2]
Greek Original:
*sukofa/nths: limou= genome/nou e)n th=| *)attikh=|, tine\s la/qra ta\s suka=s ta\s a)fierwme/nas toi=s qeoi=s e)karpou=nto: meta\ de\ tau=ta eu)qhni/as genome/nhs, kathgo/roun tou/twn tine/s. e)kei=qen ou)=n sukofa/nths le/getai. zh/tei e)n tw=| a)posuka/zeis.
[1] From the scholia to Aristophanes, Plutus [Wealth] 31, where the nominative plural of the headword noun occurs. See also sigma 1332.
[2] alpha 3567.
Keywords: aetiology; botany; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; food; geography; law; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 8 February 2013@09:22:28.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 8 February 2013@22:09:10.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1) on 10 February 2013@03:55:56.


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