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Headword: *)aphnqra/kizen
Adler number: alpha,3171
Translated headword: began to charbroil
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] began to grill/roast. For what is done out of [ = on] coals, is done well. Aristophanes [writes]: "[she] began to charbroil a whole ox."[1]
Greek Original:
*)aphnqra/kizen: w)/pta. ta\ ga\r e)c a)nqra/kwn gino/mena, kala\ gi/netai. *)aristofa/nhs: bou=n a)phnqra/kiz' o(/lon.
Aristophanes, Frogs 506 (web address 1), with comment from the scholia there on the verb used. A slave is describing Persephone's preparations, in the underworld, as soon as she heard that the hungry Herakles was coming.
cf. generally alpha 2523.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; mythology; religion; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 5 July 2000@23:20:57.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword; supplemented note; minor cosmetics) on 16 March 2001@06:53:00.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 30 March 2012@07:01:41.
Catharine Roth (fixed link) on 30 March 2012@19:32:45.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 3 November 2013@00:35:34.
David Whitehead (tweaked hw and tr; augmented notes and keywords) on 9 August 2015@06:48:39.


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