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Headword: Ὀρθοφοιτοσυκοφαντοδικοταλαιπώρων
Adler number: omicron,581
Translated headword: early-prowling-base-informing-sad-litigious-plaguey
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Aristophanes [writes]: "because I wish [for him], removed from these early-prowling-base-informing-sad-litigious-plaguey ways of his, to live a noble life, just like Morychus, I am at fault for doing this."[1]
Greek Original:
Ὀρθοφοιτοσυκοφαντοδικοταλαιπώρων: Ἀριστοφάνης: ὁτιὴ βούλομαι τούτων ἀπαλλαχθέντα τῶν ὀρθοφοιτοσυκοφαντοδικοταλαιπώρων τρόπων, ζῆν βίον γενναῖον, ὥσπερ Μόρυχος, αἰτίαν ἔχων ταῦτα δρᾶν.
Notes:
The unglossed headword, a comic coinage, is extracted from the quotation.
[1] Aristophanes, Wasps 504-7 (web address 1); cf. epsiloniota 68.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; comedy; ethics; law; poetry
Translated by: Amanda Aponte on 21 January 2010@16:33:45.
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David Whitehead (x-ref; more keywords; cosmetics) on 22 January 2010@03:38:34.
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