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Headword: *di/odoi
Adler number: delta,1153
Translated headword: routes
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] roads, from [the verb] to route. Aristophanes [writes]: "and the women along the routes, waylaying those [coming] from dinner, will say: 'Come to my place, there is a beautiful girl here.'"[1]
Greek Original:
*di/odoi: ai( o(doi/, a)po\ tou= diodeu/ein. *)aristofa/nhs: ai( de\ gunai=kes kata\ ta\s dio/dous prospi/ptousai toi=s a)po\ tou= dei/pnou, ta/de le/cousi: deu=ro par' h(ma=s, e)nqa/de mei=rac e)/sq' w(rai/a.
[1] Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae 693-6 (web address 1), with comment from the scholia there; cf. pi 2788.
Associated internet address:
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Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; gender and sexuality; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 29 October 2001@04:03:38.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 5 September 2002@06:34:08.
Elizabeth Vandiver (Added link; cosmetics) on 16 September 2003@10:22:35.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 12 July 2012@04:30:13.


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