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Headword: *)ecera/sate tou\s li/qous
Adler number: epsilon,1643
Translated headword: disgorge the stones
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] empty [them] out, throw [them] out, hurl [them] away. The expression is made from the [word] e)/ra, which is the earth.[1]
Greek Original:
*)ecera/sate tou\s li/qous: e)kkenw/sate, e)kba/lete, a)porri/yate. pepoi/htai de\ h( le/cis a)po\ th=s e)/ras, o(/ e)sti th=s gh=s.
From the scholia to Aristophanes, Acharnians 341, where something like the present headword phrase occurs (web address 1); cf. scholion on Aristophanes, Wasps 993. It includes the aorist active imperative (plural) of e)cera/w, which generates the glossing.
[1] cf. epsilon 2887, epsilon 2966.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; imagery
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 17 June 2007@00:45:30.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 17 June 2007@04:26:49.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 13 September 2012@07:42:18.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 13 September 2012@12:10:14.
David Whitehead (tweaked notes) on 15 January 2016@04:34:49.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference) on 26 November 2017@23:04:50.


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