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Headword: *)/agroikos o)rgh/n
Adler number: alpha,377
Translated headword: boorish in anger
Vetting Status: high
Litigious, choleric, prone to anger. Aristophanes [writes]: "for we have a master who is boorish in anger."[1]
Also [sc. attested is] a)groi/ths, [meaning] the country man.
Greek Original:
*)/agroikos o)rgh/n: filo/dikos, a)kro/xolos, ei)s o)rgh\n eu)/kolos. *)aristofa/nhs: nw=in ga/r e)sti despo/ths a)/groikos o)rgh/n. kai\ *)agroi/ths, o( a)gro/s.
[1] Aristophanes, Knights 40-41, with scholion.
Keywords: agriculture; comedy; definition; ethics; law
Translated by: Anne Mahoney on 27 March 1999@17:30:25.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 13 February 2001@06:05:09.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 7 October 2005@06:06:56.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 1 January 2006@09:43:55.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 9 January 2012@04:10:59.


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