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Headword: *)ocei/dion
Adler number: omicron,413
Translated headword: sour wine, vinegar
Vetting Status: high
[o)/cei is] dative [singular]; the nominative [is] o)/cos.[1] Also [sc. attested is the diminutive] o)cei/dion.[2]
[Note] that vinegar is also called a)li/bas from not being poured [lei/besqai]. Because it is wine that has gone dead. And a)li/bas [also means] a corpse.[3]
Greek Original:
*)/ocei+: dotikh/: h( eu)qei=a to\ o)/cos. kai\ *)ocei/dion. o(/ti to\ o)/cos kai\ a)li/bas le/getai a)po\ tou= mh\ lei/besqai. o(/ti nenekrwme/nos oi)=no/s e)stin. kai\ a)li/bas, o( nekro/s.
[1] This dative of o)/cos is presumably quoted from somewhere; cf. mu 133, psi 32.
[2] Also spelled o)ci/dion.
[3] From alpha 1210.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; imagery
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 14 January 2010@01:35:03.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 14 January 2010@03:23:19.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 4 July 2013@06:35:42.


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