Suda On Line menu Search

Search results for alpha,2416 in Adler number:
Greek display:    

Headword: *)anhmiwboliai=a
Adler number: alpha,2416
Translated headword: half-obol-portions
Vetting Status: high
Meaning each of them [are] half an obol, a half-obol's worth. Nouns come from syntax: kalo\s kai\ a)gaqo/s ['fine and good'], kalokagaqi/a ['fineness-and-goodness']; qeo\s [1] e)xqro/s, ['hateful to gods'] qeoexqri/a ['hatefulness to the gods']; so a)nhmiwbo/lion ['a half-obol'], a)nhmiwboliai=a ['half-obol-portions'].
Greek Original:
*)anhmiwboliai=a: a)nti\ tou= e(/kaston au)tw=n h(/misu o)bolou=, a)/cia h(miwboli/ou. a)po\ de\ sunta/cews o)no/mata gi/netai: kalo\s kai\ a)gaqo\s, kalokagaqi/a: qeo\s e)xqro\s, qeoexqri/a: ou(/tws a)nhmiwbo/lion, a)nhmiwboliai=a.
Aristophanes, Frogs 554 (a)n' h(mioboliai=a, portions of meat: web address 1), with comment from the scholia there.
cf. theta 181, kappa 251.
[1] Better dative plural: qeoi=s.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; food; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 December 2003@12:24:52.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (betacode cosmetics, link, status) on 21 December 2003@19:02:27.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 15 July 2007@08:46:59.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 13 March 2012@06:12:04.
Catharine Roth (betacode cosmetics, upgraded link) on 4 January 2013@00:31:34.


Test Database Real Database

(Try these tips for more productive searches.)

No. of records found: 1    Page 1

End of search