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Headword: *)aposkuqi/sai
Adler number: alpha,3533
Translated headword: to scalp Scythian-style
Vetting Status: high
Properly [this is] to cut off the skin on the top of the head along with the hairs, but by a misuse of language [it comes to mean] to cut the hair.
Greek Original:
*)aposkuqi/sai: kuri/ws me\n to\ e)pitemei=n to\ e)pikefa/laion de/rma su\n qrici/, kataxrhstikw=s de\ to\ a)pokei=rai.
Aorist active infinitive of a)poskuqi/zw, quoted from somewhere. Same gloss in other lexica. See also alpha 3062, derived from the present entry; cf. pi 1286, pi 1287.
Keywords: clothing; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 3 June 2001@19:15:47.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 4 June 2001@06:42:04.
Catharine Roth (expanded note, added cross-references, raised status) on 1 December 2011@01:14:55.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 5 April 2012@06:29:23.


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