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Headword: *ku/dos
Adler number: kappa,2615
Translated headword: reproach
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] verbal abuse, in the masculine.[1] And [there is] a proverb: "to pay the penalty of reproach". [In reference to] those who engaged in blackmail.[2]
Greek Original:
*ku/dos: loidori/a, a)rsenikw=s. kai\ paroimi/a: ku/dou di/khn o)fei/lein. sukofanthsa/ntwn.
[1] In English transliteration this rare word, kydos/kudos (ku/dos), is indistinguishable from the quite different one which has preceded it (kappa 2614, ku=dos); but in Greek the distinction is clear in accentuation as well as gender. For a cognate see kappa 2603.
[2] cf. Zenobius 4.70.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; law; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 30 November 2001@03:08:24.
Vetted by:
Elizabeth Vandiver (Added betacode; adjusted note; set status) on 3 October 2003@14:25:22.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 4 October 2003@09:10:07.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 29 February 2008@21:27:38.
David Whitehead on 20 March 2013@04:53:53.
David Whitehead (cosmetic) on 2 April 2014@07:44:08.


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