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Headword: Komma
Adler number: kappa,1981
Translated headword: stamp, impression, minting
Vetting Status: high
Aristophanes [writes]: "but he seems to be [sc. one] of the bad stamp."[1] From a metaphor of coins,[2] struck off out of whole gold. Meaning, to assert [it is] of a paltry content. A bad stamp, [this is] silver that has been falsely struck.[3]
Greek Original:
Komma: Aristophanês: eoike d' einai tou ponêrou kommatos. apo metaphoras tôn nomismatôn, ex holou chrusiou apokekommenou. anti tou eipein, phaulou sustêmatos. ponêron komma, ho parakekommenos arguros.
The headword, evidently generated by the following quotation, where it appears in the genitive singular, is a neuter noun in the nominative/accusative singular; see LSJ s.v. (and kappa 1985).
[1] Aristophanes, Plutus [Wealth] 982 (web address 1), with scholia: Just Man makes this on-the-spot assessment of the Informer's character; cf. pi 2040 (end).
[2] cf. pi 358 gloss.
[3] cf. pi 358 lemma and upsilon 636 (end).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; imagery; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Ronald Allen on 18 February 2009@01:20:47.
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David Whitehead (another x-ref; more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 18 February 2009@03:16:04.
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