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Headword: *)=htron
Adler number: eta,637
Translated headword: abdomen, belly
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the covering of the womb, which they call e)/lutron ["case, sheath, husk"].[1] Aristophanes [writes]: "for he kicked the belly of the pot." For it was in pots that they exposed infants.[2]
Greek Original:
*)=htron: to\ ka/lumma th=s mh/tras, o(\ kalou=sin e)/lutron. *)aristofa/nhs: to\ ga\r h)=tron th=s xu/tras e)la/ktisen. e)n xu/trais ga\r ta\ paidi/a e)ceti/qesan.
[1] cf. eta 636, iota 747.
[2] Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae 509 (web address 1), with scholion; cf. epsilon 191.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: children; comedy; daily life; definition; ethics; imagery; medicine; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 9 June 2006@19:21:37.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another headword and keyword) on 11 June 2006@04:22:44.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 21 December 2012@04:56:02.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 26 December 2012@13:59:54.


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