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Headword: Chamaitupeion
Adler number: chi,73
Translated headword: floor-bangery
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning a] brothel. Also [sc. attested is] 'floor-banger', [meaning] a whore.[1]
[So called] from the act of mounting her as she lies on the floor.
Greek Original:
Chamaitupeion: porneion. kai Chamaitupê, hê pornê. apo tou chamai keimenên ocheuesthai.
Notes:
Same material, variously, in other lexica.
On the typ- part of the compound see J. Henderson, The Maculate Muse (New Haven 1975) 172 #314.
[1] Already under epsilon 2807; cf. also chi 74.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; gender and sexuality; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 28 April 2003@08:55:14.
Vetted by:
Elizabeth Vandiver (Cosmetics; corrected typo; raised status) on 28 August 2003@17:14:24.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 7 August 2011@08:24:54.
David Whitehead on 7 November 2013@08:18:16.

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