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Headword: *)askalabw/ths
Adler number: alpha,4156
Translated headword: gecko
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the spotted lizard.[1]
They do not say kalabw/ths, but rather galew/ths. Menander [writes]: "this old spotted lizard here".[2]
Greek Original:
*)askalabw/ths: o( galew/ths. ou)xi\ kalabw/thn le/gousi, ma=llon de\ galew/thn. *me/nandros: ou(tosi\ de\ galew/ths ge/rwn.
See also gamma 27.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica.
[2] (Again, likewise or similarly in other lexica.) Menander fr. 188 Kock, 163 Koerte, now 143 K.-A.
Keywords: comedy; definition; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 20 March 2002@20:01:00.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 21 March 2002@06:54:12.
David Whitehead (betacode and other cosmetics) on 24 April 2012@07:24:07.
David Whitehead on 30 December 2014@10:59:30.
David Whitehead on 1 September 2015@08:27:09.


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