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Headword: *nomizo/mena
Adler number: nu,461
Translated headword: usages
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] customs, or assumptions.[1]
Aristophanes [writes]: "so you are assuming the usages of these men." [sc. He writes this] since it was customary for the priest to take the hides and thighbones left over from the sacrifice.[2]
Greek Original:
*nomizo/mena: no/mima, h)\ u(polambano/mena. *)aristofa/nhs: ou)kou=n ta\ nomizo/mena tou/twn lamba/neis. e)peidh\ no/mos h)=n ta\ u(poleipo/mena th=s qusi/as to\n i(ere/a lamba/nein de/rmata kai\ kwlai=.
[1] Likewise in other lexica; references at Photius nu243 Theodoridis. The headword is present middle/passive participle of nomi/zw, neuter nominative/accusative plural. It is perhaps extracted from the quotation given, though the other lexica do not have it, and there are numerous other possibilities.
[2] Aristophanes, Plutus [Wealth] 1185 (web address 1), with scholion; cf. scholion on Aristophanes, Wasps 695; and kappa 2235.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; food; religion; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 11 October 2009@01:09:56.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 11 October 2009@04:26:08.
David Whitehead on 17 June 2013@03:39:56.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 17 June 2013@15:54:12.


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