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Headword: *pnighra/
Adler number: pi,1832
Translated headword: stifling
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] burning hot, and warm, for a furnace [is] a pnigeu/s. But [note] that together with the time, the rope and the bench are stifling. Aristophanes [writes]: "for there is one [sc. way of getting to Hades] from a rope and a bench."[1]
And Arrian [writes]: "for the short term, men were living by the shore in stifling huts."[2]
Greek Original:
*pnighra/: h( kaumatw/dhs, kai\ qermh/: pnigeu\s ga\r h( ka/minos. a(/ma de\ o(/ti pni/gei tw=| xro/nw| to\ sxoini/on kai\ to\ qrani/on. *)aristofa/nhs: mi/a me/n e)stin a)po\ ka/lw kai\ qrani/ou. kai\ *)arriano/s: ta\ de\ bra/xh pro\s tw=| ai)gialw=| e)pw/|keon a)/nqrwpoi e)n kalu/bais pnighrai=s.
[1] Aristophanes, Frogs 121-122, with scholion. The headword, feminine nominative singular of this adjective, occurs in the feminine accusative singular in the second half of verse 122: see web address 1. (The first half of the verse has specified "by hanging yourself".) For related words, see pi 1830, pi 1831, pi 1833.
[2] Arrian, Indica 24.2.
Associated internet address:
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Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; historiography; history; military affairs; science and technology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 27 July 2013@22:13:59.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 28 July 2013@04:35:11.
David Whitehead on 7 October 2013@06:44:52.


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