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Headword: *)apamfie/santes
Adler number: alpha,2891
Translated headword: having stripped off
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning they] having unclothed.[1]
Also [sc. attested is] a)pamfiei= ["he/she/it will strip off"], [meaning] will uncover. In Hated Man [Menander writes]: "for sometimes liquor will strip off this affectedness of mine even though it wants to go unnoticed."[2]
Also [sc. attested is the participle] a)pamfi/skwn ["he stripping off"],[3] [meaning he] uncovering.
Greek Original:
*)apamfie/santes: e)kdu/santes. kai\ *)apamfiei=, a)pokalu/yei. *misoume/nw|: a)pamfiei= ga\r to\ kata/plaston tou=to/ mou kai\ lanqa/nein boulo/menon h( me/qh pote/. kai\ *)apamfi/skwn, a)pokalu/ptwn.
Same material in other lexica.
[1] The headword is aorist active participle, masculine nominative plural, of a)pamfie/nnumi. It must be quoted from somewhere; perhaps from its only extant occurrence outside lexica, in Themistius.
[2] Menander, Misoumenos 363-364.
[3] Evidently quoted from somewhere but not independently attested.
Keywords: clothing; comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; food; rhetoric
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 30 November 2000@05:29:20.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (completed translation; cosmetics) on 13 March 2001@08:17:12.
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 16 August 2002@08:37:13.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 22 March 2012@08:00:03.
David Whitehead (another note and keyword) on 23 August 2013@03:56:50.
David Whitehead (updated a ref; added a note) on 2 August 2015@08:51:22.


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