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Headword: *tenqei/a
Adler number: tau,314
Translated headword: gourmandise
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] greediness, gluttony. Aristophanes [writes]: "and you speak of great gourmandise."[1]
So great gluttony [is called] tenqei/a.[2]
Greek Original:
*tenqei/a: sinamwri/a, lixno/ths. *)aristofa/nhs: pollh/n ge tenqei/an le/geis. *tenqei/a ou)=n h( gastrimargi/a pollh/.
[1] Aristophanes, Birds 1691 (web address 1), with scholion.
[2] From tau 234 (teqni/a).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; ethics; food
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 5 December 2012@22:49:56.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 6 December 2012@03:09:01.
David Whitehead on 9 January 2014@04:05:07.


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