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Headword: *polla/s
Adler number: pi,1872
Translated headword: many
Vetting Status: high
"Let him be creamed, struck many [blows], as one who disgraces the Muses."[1]
And the Apostle [writes]: "will be flayed many [stripes]."[2]
Greek Original:
*polla/s: e)pitribe/sqw tupto/menos polla/s, w(s ta\s *mou/sas a)fani/zwn. kai\ o( *)apo/stolos: darh/setai polla/s.
Both of the quotations in this entry illustrate the feminine accusative plural polla/s.
[1] Aristophanes, Clouds 972; more fully at delta 1650.
[2] As Kuster first noted, not Paul but one of the Gospels: Luke 12.47.
Keywords: Christianity; comedy; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; poetry; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 13 February 2005@23:55:41.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified keywords; cosmetics) on 14 February 2005@03:08:09.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 4 October 2005@09:09:51.
David Whitehead (added primary note and another keyword; tweaked n.2) on 24 October 2011@07:52:58.
David Whitehead (coding) on 23 May 2016@09:21:48.


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