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Headword: Ἐρείδειν
Adler number: epsilon,2949
Translated headword: to lean, to press hard
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] to have sexual intercourse with.[1]
But I lean [also means] I recline.[2]
Greek Original:
Ἐρείδειν: συνουσιάζειν. Ἐρείδω δὲ τὸ ἀκουμβίζω.
Notes:
See also epsilon 2948.
[1] cf. the scholia to Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae 616, where this active infinitive occurs. See generally J. Henderson, The Maculate Muse (New Haven 1975) 171 #303.
[2] cf. eta 499. The glossing verb (from Lat. accumbo) is also used in alpha 3039, alpha 3178, upsilon 276.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; imagery
Translated by: Craig Gibson on 22 May 2007@12:14:11.
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Catharine Roth (cosmetics, cross-references, keywords) on 22 May 2007@22:22:05.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 23 May 2007@03:42:29.
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