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Headword: *tragali/zonta
Adler number: tau,886
Translated headword: munching
Vetting Status: high
Aristophanes [writes]: "when [the allies] have perceived the [rest of the] rabble scraping a living from a voting-urn and munching on nothing."
Greek Original:
*tragali/zonta: *)aristofa/nhs: w(s h)/|sqhntai to\n su/rfaka ... e)k kiqari/ou lagarizo/menon kai\ tragali/zonta to\ mhde/n.
Aristophanes, Wasps 673-4; see already under eta 589, lambda 12, lambda 14.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; food; history; imagery; law; politics
Translated by: David Whitehead on 3 August 2006@04:33:23.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 3 August 2006@17:00:26.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 22 March 2010@09:56:04.
David Whitehead on 15 January 2014@03:42:23.


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