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Headword: *)apeskotwme/na
Adler number: alpha,3061
Translated headword: shaded (things)
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] darkened [ones], stained [ones].[1] For painters call their pigments "shades". Thus Aristophanes [sc. uses the word].[2]
Greek Original:
*)apeskotwme/na: e)skiagrafhme/na, kexrwsme/na. ta\s ga\r xri/seis sko/th kalou=sin zwgra/foi. ou(/tws *)aristofa/nhs.
cf. alpha 3433.
[1] This headword is neuter plural of this perfect middle/passive participle.
[2] Aristophanes fr. 712 Kock, now 667 K.-A. See again at epsilon 3152.
Keywords: art history; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; science and technology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 28 January 2001@22:37:33.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; added keyword; cosmetics) on 15 March 2001@04:26:13.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 28 March 2012@06:41:45.
David Whitehead on 22 December 2014@09:17:28.
David Whitehead on 6 August 2015@10:53:15.


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