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Headword: *)epe/xqh
Adler number: epsilon,2112
Translated headword: was coiffured
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] was combed out.[1]
[He/she/it] was cut. Aristophanes in Clouds [writes]: "I commanded [him] to sing Simonides' 'How the Ram Was Coiffured'."[2]
Greek Original:
*)epe/xqh: e)kteni/sqh. e)ka/rh. *)aristofa/nhs *nefe/lais: e)ke/leusa a)=|sai *simwni/dou to\n krio\n w(s e)pe/xqh.
[1] Likewise, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon (1577). The headword is third person singular, aorist passive, of pe/kw. It is probably extracted from the quotation given (despite Adler's paragraphing of the entry, reproduced here), though this glossing verb is not used in the scholia to the verse.
[2] Aristophanes, Clouds 1356 (web address 1), with comments from the scholia thereto; cf. epsilon 2019 and epsilon 2063.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: clothing; comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry; zoology
Translated by: Emily Rossow on 6 October 2006@08:33:53.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (modified translation, added note, link and keywords) on 6 October 2006@08:35:19.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 6 October 2006@10:36:08.
David Whitehead on 7 October 2012@08:21:55.
David Whitehead (another note) on 24 January 2016@07:27:14.


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