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Headword: *)af' e(drw=n
Adler number: alpha,4574
Translated headword: from seats
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] from the seats. For e(/drai is the term for saddles, settles, privies.[1]
There is also the nominative o( a)fedrw/n, and it means the part of the body around the anus.[2]
[Note] that a)fedrw/n and lutrw/nwn [are] vulgar [words].[3]
Greek Original:
*)af' e(drw=n: a)po\ tw=n e(drw=n. e(/drai ga\r le/gontai ai( se/llai, sella/ria, swth/ria. e)/sti de\ kai\ eu)qei=a o( a)fedrw\n, kai\ shmai/nei to\ me/ros tou= sw/matos to\ peri\ th\n e)/codon. o(/ti o( a)fedrw\n kai\ lutrw/nwn ba/rbara.
[1] (cf. epsilon 263, sigma 196.) For swth/ria as public privies, here and elsewhere, see LSJ s.v. swth/rios, II.4.
[2] LSJ s.v. glosses a)fedrw/n, again, as privy.
[3] From alpha 3469; and cf. lambda 876.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; medicine
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 2 August 2001@17:55:50.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; augmented notes and keywords) on 3 August 2001@04:25:06.
David Whitehead (modified translation) on 8 July 2003@09:42:13.
David Whitehead (betacode and other cosmetics) on 6 May 2012@09:26:06.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 31 January 2022@19:30:41.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule, deleted link) on 31 January 2022@19:31:53.


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