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Headword: *bwstrei=n
Adler number: beta,503
Translated headword: to cry for
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to call, to shout.[1]
Aristophanes [writes]: "I will personally make you, shorn, cry for the demesmen [to help you]."[2]
Greek Original:
*bwstrei=n: kalei=n, boa=n. *)aristofa/nhs: poih/sw tou\s dhmo/tas bwstrei=n s' e)gw\ pektou/menon.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica, and cf. also the scholia to Homer, Odyssey 12.124, where this infinitive appears.
[2] Aristophanes, Lysistrata 685 (web address 1 below); cf. zeta 155, pi 922. For fellow-demesmen helping others, see generally D. Whitehead, The Demes of Attica (Princeton 1986) chap.8A.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; epic
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 12 December 2001@14:10:47.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 13 December 2001@03:37:33.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 29 May 2005@04:23:36.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 5 March 2010@19:16:26.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 14 October 2011@16:00:35.
David Whitehead on 3 June 2012@07:37:22.
David Whitehead on 23 September 2015@08:57:08.


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