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Headword: *)ebu/noun
Adler number: epsilon,43
Translated headword: they used to stuff
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] they used to fill, they used to block.[1] Aristophanes [writes]: "[the foreigners] used to stuff the mouth[s] of these men with gold". That is, [the mouths] of the orators.[2]
Greek Original:
*)ebu/noun: e)plh/roun, e)/fratton. *)aristofa/nhs: xrusi/w| tou/twn e)bu/noun to\ sto/ma. toute/sti tw=n r(hto/rwn.
[1] Likewise in ps.-Zonaras. The headword -- imperfect, third person plural, of bunw= (cf. beta 592) -- is extracted from the quotation given.
[2] Aristophanes, Peace 645 (which actually reads 'of those doing these things': web address 1), with scholion.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; imagery; politics; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 30 March 2005@19:41:19.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 31 March 2005@02:25:12.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 24 July 2012@03:21:57.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 27 July 2012@22:16:13.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1) on 3 December 2015@05:20:48.
Catharine Roth (another keyword) on 23 October 2016@01:43:03.
David Whitehead (tweaked hw and tr; expanded n.2) on 23 October 2016@03:40:42.


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