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Headword: *)epi/chnos
Adler number: epsilon,2497
Translated headword: chopping-block
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the culinary piece of wood, on which they cut meats. Aristophanes [writes]: "it will be my wish to speak while holding my head over the chopping-block." If I do not speak justly, he is saying, may I be deprived of my head.[1]
Greek Original:
*)epi/chnos: o( mageiriko\s kormo/s, e)f' w(=| ta\ kre/a sugko/ptousin. *)aristofa/nhs: u(pe\r e)pich/nou qelh/sw th\n kefalh\n e)/xwn le/gein. ei) mh\ le/gw, fhsi/, di/kaia, th=s kefalh=s a)faireqei/hn.
[1] Aristophanes, Acharnians 318, with comments from the scholia thereto. Again at upsilon 265, and cf. Etymologicum Gudianum 415.33, Hesychius epsilon5019, Etymologicum Magnum 362.22-3. Adler also cites the Ambrosian Lexicon (1336) and several references compiled by Ludwich. See also the apparatus in Theodoridis' edition of Photius, Lexicon s.v. epsilon1650.
Ludwich, A. 1904-5. Anekdota zur griechischen Orthographie. Koenigsberg
Keywords: botany; comedy; definition; ethics; food; imagery; law; science and technology
Translated by: William Hutton on 25 November 2007@23:26:30.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 26 November 2007@05:40:49.
William Hutton (augmented note and bibliography) on 26 November 2007@06:28:11.
David Whitehead on 16 October 2012@09:52:20.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 16 October 2012@09:57:04.
David Whitehead (cosmetic) on 29 August 2013@04:43:33.
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