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Headword: *sfhnwqei/s
Adler number: sigma,1740
Translated headword: after choking
Vetting Status: high
This Timagenes was invited to dinner and died after choking.[1]
Also [sc. attested is] sfhnou/menos ["he being choked"], [meaning he] being racked, being tortured.[2]
Greek Original:
*sfhnwqei/s: *timage/nhs ou(=tos klhqei\s e)pi\ dei=pnon kai\ sfhnwqei\s a)pe/qanen. kai\ *sfhnou/menos, streblou/menos, basanizo/menos.
[1] See under tau 588.
[2] This present middle/passive participle -- the headword itself is aorist passive -- also appears in other lexica, with these same glosses (for which cf. generally beta 137, sigma 1191). Most of its attestations are in medical writers, but this particular instance must be quoted from a different kind of context.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; medicine
Translated by: David Whitehead on 6 May 2004@11:10:18.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 6 May 2004@11:50:59.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 7 May 2004@03:32:35.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 23 August 2011@07:48:40.


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