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Headword: *fullei=a
Adler number: phi,833
Translated headword: husks, greens
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the [sc. discarded] peelings of vegetables. Aristophanes [writes]: "put some dry husks into the basket for me."[1] That is, withered and cheap [ones]; for beggars eat such things. *fullei=a [are] also the leaves of lettuce.[2]
Greek Original:
*fullei=a: ta\ a)polepi/smata tw=n laxa/nwn. *)aristofa/nhs: ei)s to\ spuri/dion i)sxna/ moi fullei=a do/s. oi(=on memaramme/na kai\ eu)telh=: toiau=ta ga\r oi( ptwxoi\ e)sqi/ousi. fullei=a de\ ta\ th=s qridaki/nhs fu/lla.
The headword, neuter plural (accusative), is extracted from the quotation.
[1] Aristophanes, Acharnians 469, with comments from the scholia; cf. Hesychius phi992.
[2] This final sentence also occurs in theta 497.
Keywords: agriculture; botany; comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; food; poetry; stagecraft
Translated by: William Hutton on 12 February 2014@09:45:26.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 12 February 2014@09:59:24.
David Whitehead (another note and keyword; tweaking; raised status) on 13 February 2014@03:32:42.


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