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Headword: *)wxriw=sa
Adler number: omega,288
Translated headword: turning pale
Vetting Status: high
The [participle] w)xriw=sa [comes] not from being afraid, but is equivalent to being ill. From a metaphor of invalids. For this is what [Aristophanes] said: "the city turning pale and sunk in fear".
Greek Original:
*)wxriw=sa: ou) para\ to\ fobou/menos to\ w)xriw=sa, a)ll' i)/son tw=| a)sqenou=sa. a)po\ metafora=s tw=n nosou/ntwn. ou(/tw ga\r ei)=pen: h( po/lis w)xriw=sa kai\ fo/bw| kaqhme/nh.
Aristophanes, Peace 642 (web address 1), with comment from the scholia there.
cf. generally omega 287, omega 289.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; medicine
Translated by: David Whitehead on 6 September 2005@07:13:25.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 6 September 2005@11:27:44.
David Whitehead (x-refs) on 7 September 2005@02:55:32.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 18 October 2005@06:40:17.
David Whitehead on 8 August 2011@10:27:05.


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