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Headword: *)anudreu/sasqai
Adler number: alpha,2782
Translated headword: to draw up for oneself
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to draw up water. "I was/they were pouring it down on her and to draw up the bucket." [So says] Pherecrates in Korianno.[1]
Greek Original:
*)anudreu/sasqai: a)ntlh=sai u(/dwr. kata/xeon kau)th=s ka)nu/dreusai to\n ka/don. *koriannoi= *ferekra/ths.
Same entry in Photius and elsewhere. Oddly, whereas the headword is the aorist middle infinitive of a)nudreu/w, what the quotation given includes is the aorist active infinitive.
[1] Pherecrates fr. 76 Kock, now 81 K-A. (Korianno, "Coriander", was the name of a courtesan.)
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 16 November 2000@16:30:29.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; augmented note) on 20 November 2000@04:35:52.
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 15 August 2002@08:21:06.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 22 November 2006@05:58:29.
David Whitehead (expanded notes; more keywords; tweaking) on 20 March 2012@07:56:35.
David Whitehead on 22 August 2013@09:27:11.
David Whitehead on 24 December 2014@10:47:29.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 24 February 2015@09:50:35.


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