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Headword: *diekorkoru/ghse
Adler number: delta,905
Translated headword: rumbled through
Vetting Status: high
They call it rumbling [korkorugei=n] when the belly makes noise. He mimicked the sound of innards with his voice. Aristophanes in Clouds [writes]: "then were you upset in your belly, and did a disturbance suddenly rumble through it?[1] A "disturbance" [klo/nos] [is] a twisting, whirling [sc. of the bowels].[2]
Greek Original:
*diekorkoru/ghse: korkorugei=n le/gousi to\ lalei=n th\n gaste/ra. e)mimh/sato de\ th=| fwnh=| tw=n e)nte/rwn to\n h)=xon. *)aristofa/nhs *nefe/lais: ei)=t' e)tara/xqhs th\n gaste/ra, kai\ klo/nos au)th\n e)cai/fnhs diekorkoru/ghse. klo/nos de\ stro/fos, i)/ligc.
[1] Aristophanes, Clouds 386-7 (see web address 1), with comment from the scholia there. The headword is the third person singular, aorist indicative active, of diakorkoruge/w; cf. generally kappa 2095.
[2] cf. kappa 1825.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; medicine
Translated by: James Vradelis on 28 June 2004@12:14:44.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 28 June 2004@13:34:23.
David Whitehead (rearranged and augmented notes; x-ref; other cosmetics) on 29 June 2004@03:03:33.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 29 June 2004@11:48:38.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 8 July 2012@06:42:52.
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