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Headword: *quma/lwpes
Adler number: theta,547
Translated headword: charcoals, charcoal-pieces
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the coals left behind from the fire, the half-burnt [ones].
Greek Original:
*quma/lwpes: oi( a)poleleimme/noi th=s qu/yews a)/nqrakes, oi( h(mi/kautoi.
Nominative plural, from alpha 4398; see also theta 624.
This is the second of two adjacent entries which gloss this word, found mainly in Old Attic Comedy: see Aristophanes, Acharnians 321 (ancient comment on which is echoed in theta 546) and Thesmophoriazusae 729; Strattis fr. 55 Kock, now 58 K.-A.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; science and technology
Translated by: William Hutton on 7 June 1999@11:28:36.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 28 November 2000@08:57:04.
David Whitehead (tweaked headword) on 3 November 2005@09:58:51.
Catharine Roth (added cross-references) on 16 February 2008@12:37:50.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweak) on 25 February 2008@08:17:33.
David Whitehead on 7 January 2013@05:02:15.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 1 January 2015@09:23:15.


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