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Headword: Σοβάδες
Adler number: sigma,754
Translated headword: accosters
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] whores who give chase.
Greek Original:
Σοβάδες: διώκουσαι πόρναι.
Notes:
Same entry in the Synagoge and Photius' Lexicon, and cf. the scholia to Aristophanes, Peace 812 (quoting Eupolis fr. 344 Kock, now 373 K.-A.).
cf. already gamma 448, mu 457.
There is a case (noted by Theodoridis on Photius) for placing a comma between the two words of the gloss, thus: '[Meaning women] who give chase, whores'.
Keywords: comedy; definition; gender and sexuality; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 25 April 2003@05:24:18.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 23 December 2004@18:45:53.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords) on 10 May 2011@04:50:26.
David Whitehead on 30 December 2013@05:08:39.
David Whitehead on 23 December 2014@09:17:04.
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