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Headword: *si/lfas
Adler number: sigma,421
Translated headword: cockroach
Vetting Status: high
Name of a small creature.
They also call 'cockroaches' [certain] kinds of light boats.[1]
Greek Original:
*si/lfh: o)/noma zwu+fi/ou. kai\ *si/lfas le/gousin ei)/dh a)kati/wn.
For both these senses of si/lfh see LSJ s.v.
[1] From the scholia to Aristophanes, Peace 143 (where another kind of small boat is mentioned).
Keywords: comedy; definition; imagery; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 23 December 2013@08:21:28.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 23 December 2013@12:26:22.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 24 December 2013@03:46:58.
David Whitehead on 24 December 2013@06:55:53.


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