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Headword: *thli/a
Adler number: tau,497
Translated headword: tray, sieve-hoop
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a rectangular fixture, on which either barley-groats are offered for sale or cockerels are collected.[1]
Also [meaning] a surround of a sieve.[2]
Aristophanes [writes]: "indeed, then, you might draw me through a ring." And [Chremes] replied, "if the ring happened to be a sieve-hoop".[3]
Greek Original:
*thli/a: ph=gma tetra/gwnon, e)f' ou(= h)/toi ta\ a)/lfita pipra/sketai h)\ a)lektruo/nes sumba/llontai. kai\ perife/reia tou= koski/nou. *)aristofa/nhs: dia\ daktuli/ou me\n ou)=n e)me/ g' a)\n dielku/sais. e)pi\ tw=n pa/nu leptw=n: o( de\ a)ntei/rhken, ei) tugxa/noi daktu/lios w)\n thli/a.
See also tau 496.
[1] Likewise in Photius, Lexicon tau246 Theodoridis, and similarly elsewhere.
[2] = Philoxenus fr. 185, Orion [Author, Myth] 154.7 (= Etymologicum Magnum 757.1-2); cf. Hesychius tau772, Synagoge (Codex B) alpha964, Photius alpha931 Theodoridis, scholia to Aristophanes Plutus (see n. 3).
[3] Aristophanes, Plutus [Wealth] 1036-7, with fuller scholia.
Keywords: botany; comedy; daily life; definition; food; gender and sexuality; trade and manufacture; women; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 February 2014@05:14:47.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 21 February 2014@09:49:58.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; more keywords) on 21 February 2014@10:04:49.
William Hutton (tweaked headword, augmented notes) on 23 February 2014@09:41:28.
David Whitehead on 28 May 2016@05:50:56.


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