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Headword: *peri/dou
Adler number: pi,1102
Translated headword: wager
Vetting Status: high
That is, make a compact. Aristophanes in Clouds [writes]: "wager now with me whether the tetrameter isn't a half-peck."
Greek Original:
*peri/dou: toute/sti sunqh/khn poiou=. *)aristofa/nhs *nefe/lais: peri/dou nu=n e)moi/, ei) mh\ to\ tetra/metro/n e)stin h(miekto/n.
Aristophanes, Clouds 644-5, with comments from the scholia. Similar material in other lexica and scholia, and see also pi 1101.
Keywords: agriculture; comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; meter and music; philosophy; poetry
Translated by: William Hutton on 1 October 2011@00:45:10.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 1 October 2011@22:06:50.
David Whitehead (expanded note; cosmetics) on 2 October 2011@04:04:37.
David Whitehead on 24 September 2013@08:05:58.


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