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Headword: 'πίτριπτος
Adler number: eta,437
Translated headword: she the damnable
Vetting Status: high
[ἡ 'πίτριπτος means the same as] ἡ ἐπίτριπτος , [i.e.] she who deserves to be damned; or she with the loud voice. Aristophanes in Wealth [uses the word] about Poverty: "she the damnable is gone from us".
Greek Original:
Ἡ 'πίτριπτος: ἡ ἐπίτριπτος, ἡ ἀξία τοῦ ἐπιτριβῆναι: ἢ ἡ μεγάλα φθεγγομένη. Ἀριστοφάνης Πλούτῳ περὶ τῆς Πενίας: αὕτη μὲν ἡμῖν ἡ 'πίτριπτος οἴχεται.
Aristophanes, Plutus 619, with scholion.
cf. epsilon 2729.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics
Translated by: David Whitehead on 28 July 2006@07:28:21.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 28 July 2006@20:55:31.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 18 December 2012@07:46:18.
David Whitehead on 27 January 2014@10:19:02.


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