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Headword: *kordaki/zei
Adler number: kappa,2071
Translated headword: dances the kordax
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he] dances disgracefully. For a kordax [is] a kind of comic dance.
Also [attested is the related noun] kordakismo/s ['kordax-dancing'].
Greek Original:
*kordaki/zei: ai)sxra\ o)rxei=tai. *ko/rdac ga\r ei)=dos o)rxh/sews kwmikh=s. kai\ o( *kordakismo/s.
From Harpokration s.v. kordakismos (commenting on Demosthenes 2.18); cf. scholion on Aristophanes, Clouds 540.
L.B. Lawler, The Dance in Ancient Greece (London 1964) 87-8
D. Whitehead (ed.), Hypereides, The Forensic Speeches (Oxford 2000) 59
Keywords: biography; comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; meter and music; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 3 December 2000@09:54:16.
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Catharine Roth (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 21 October 2003@01:11:19.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 21 October 2003@03:22:39.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks) on 11 July 2011@08:33:42.
David Whitehead on 11 March 2013@09:32:28.


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