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Headword: *kwqwni/sai
Adler number: kappa,2228
Translated headword: to make drunken
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to make inebriated.[1]
"Being in love and drinking heavily from daytime on".[2]
[Nore] that Homer assigns Pramnian [wine] to the man with a bleeding wound, but 'the sweet draught' to the heavy drinker.[3]
Greek Original:
*kwqwni/sai: mequ/sai. e)rw=n de\ kai\ kwqwnizo/menos a)f' h(me/ras. o(/ti *(/omhros tw=| me\n ai(morragou=nti *pra/mneion paradi/dwsi, tw=| de\ kwqwnizome/nw| to\n h(du\n po/ton.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica. The headword, presumably quoted from somewhere, is aorist active infinitive of kwqwni/zw (cf. generally epsilon 547, kappa 2225, kappa 2226).
[2] Polybius 23.5.9 (using a middle-voice participle of the headword verb), on Deinocrates of Messene; more fully at delta 337.
[3] Athenaeus, Deipnosophists 1.10A & D [1.17 Kaibel], commenting on Homer, Iliad 11.639 and Odyssey 2.340.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; food; geography; historiography; medicine
Translated by: David Whitehead on 19 November 2006@07:02:13.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 20 November 2006@00:59:05.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 20 November 2006@03:21:34.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 20 December 2006@00:52:11.
David Whitehead on 15 March 2013@04:40:56.
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