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Headword: *misqofo/ros
Adler number: mu,1122
Translated headword: pay-earner, wage-earner
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] one who works for pay/wages.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the phrase] 'pay-earning triremes', [meaning] those conveying the soldiers for pay/wages.[2]
Also [sc. attested is the verb] misqoforw= ["I work for pay"]; [used] with a dative.[3]
Greek Original:
*misqofo/ros: e)pi\ misqw=| e)rgazo/menos. kai\ *misqofo/roi trih/reis, ai( e)pi\ misqw=| tou\s strateuome/nous a)/gousai. kai\ *misqoforw=: dotikh=|.
See also mu 1121.
[1] Likewise in Photius (mu472 Theodoridis) and other lexica.
[2] Aristophanes, Knights 555 (a lyric passage: web address 1), with scholion.
[3] Of the employer(s); for an instance, see Xenophon, Cyropaedia 8.8.20.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; military affairs; poetry
Translated by: David Whitehead on 29 June 2009@09:48:16.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 29 June 2009@16:37:55.
David Whitehead (augmented n.3) on 30 June 2009@03:00:13.
David Whitehead on 24 May 2013@04:22:42.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 10 September 2020@18:41:37.


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