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Headword: *gwni/a| a)porqw=sai
Adler number: gamma,413
Translated headword: to straighten up in a corner
Vetting Status: high
[The phrase means] being backed into a corner by somebody/something.
Greek Original:
*gwni/a| a)porqw=sai: to\ e)n gwni/a| u(po/ tinos peranqh=nai.
Also in Photius (Lexicon gamma241). From comedy, in Bernhardy's opinion; see now Comica adespota fr. 496 K.-A.
Keywords: comedy; definition
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 18 July 2002@20:09:56.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 3 September 2002@06:54:45.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 11 June 2012@04:16:13.
David Whitehead on 28 December 2014@08:56:15.
David Whitehead on 29 September 2015@05:56:36.


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