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Headword: *)apasti/a
Adler number: alpha,2935
Translated headword: abstention from food
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] lack of nourishment.[1]
Fasting; from the [verb] pa/sasqai.[2]
Also [sc. attested is the related adjective] a)/pastos, [meaning] untasted; like a)/mastos, [meaning] unchewed.[3]
Greek Original:
*)apasti/a: a)trofi/a. nhstei/a: para\ to\ pa/sasqai. kai\ *)/apastos, a)/geustos: oi(=on a)/mastos, a)ma/shtos.
cf. pi 749.
[1] Same glossing in other lexica.
[2] (The aorist infinitive of pate/omai, "I eat".) From the scholia to Aristophanes, Clouds 621.
[3] See already alpha 1505, alpha 1508.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 December 2000@13:16:44.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 7 July 2002@10:06:12.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 17 August 2002@18:09:05.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; another keyword; betacode and other cosmetics) on 25 March 2012@07:12:01.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 24 January 2014@04:32:56.
Catharine Roth (betacode) on 6 September 2015@00:07:39.


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