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Headword: *mu/rton
Adler number: mu,1461
Translated headword: myrtle-berry
Vetting Status: high
[A term for] the female genitalia. Aristophanes [writes]: "[for the women] will not even allow us to touch their myrtle-berries until with one accord we [all] make peace with Hellas".
Greek Original:
*mu/rton: to\ gunaikei=on ai)doi=on. *)aristofa/nhs: ou)de\ tw= mu/rtw qigei=n e)w=nti pri\n e)c e(no\s lo/gou sponda\s poihso/meqa potta\n *(ella/da.
Aristophanes, Lysistrata 1004-1006 (in Laconian, imperfectly quoted here: web address 1), with scholion.
See also mu 1462 (and mu 1457).
J. Henderson, The Maculate Muse (New Haven 1975) 134-5 #125
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: botany; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; imagery; medicine; politics; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 27 July 2009@07:53:29.
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Catharine Roth (added link and keyword, set status) on 2 August 2009@22:56:34.
David Whitehead (corrected x-ref) on 3 August 2009@03:36:28.
David Whitehead on 29 May 2013@08:22:40.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 4 October 2020@01:13:02.


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