Suda On Line menu Search

Search results for sigma,1779 in Adler number:
Greek display:    

Headword: *sxeli/des
Adler number: sigma,1779
Translated headword: beef-ribs
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] an ox's ribs. Or simply rib-bones of [sc. any] meats. Aristophanes [writes]: "but when I have devoured beef-ribs I will buy [sc. tax-collecting rights in the silver] mines."[1]
Greek Original:
*sxeli/des: boo\s pleura/. h)\ a(plw=s ta\ pleurimai=a tw=n krew=n. *)aristofa/nhs: a)lla\ sxeli/das e)dhdokw\s w)nh/somai me/talla.
The headword noun, nominative plural, appears in the accusative plural in the quotation.
[1] Aristophanes, Knights 362 (the sausage-seller speaking, in his boasting contest with Kleon [kappa 1731]), with a version of a scholion thereto. For the Athenian silver-mines cf. mu 704.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; food; politics; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 15 May 2014@05:20:26.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 16 May 2014@01:18:26.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; another keyword) on 16 May 2014@03:17:05.


Test Database Real Database

(Try these tips for more productive searches.)

No. of records found: 1    Page 1

End of search