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Headword: *turopwlh/sw
Adler number: tau,1199
Translated headword: I will sell cheese
Vetting Status: high
Meaning I will weigh [it].
[Said] because cheese used to be sold by weight.
Greek Original:
*turopwlh/sw: a)nti\ tou= staqmh/sw. pro\s ga\r staqmo\n e)pwlei=to o( turo/s.
From the scholia to Aristophanes, Frogs 1369, where the aorist infinitive turopwlh=sai occurs (web address 1); it does not have a literal meaning there, however.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; economics; food; imagery
Translated by: David Whitehead on 7 November 2002@03:42:20.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link) on 7 November 2002@21:27:06.
David Whitehead on 18 June 2004@10:05:09.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 2 May 2011@05:26:40.


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