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Headword: *)apourgoi\ gwni/ai
Adler number: alpha,3623
Translated headword: useless corners
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] dirty [ones], into which they used to gather the sweepings.
Greek Original:
*)apourgoi\ gwni/ai: eu)telei=s, ei)s a(\s ta\ sarw/mata sunh=gon.
Same entry in Photius and elsewhere; similar one in Hesychius, with everything in the accusative plural rather than the nominative. Either way the headword phrase (which must be a quotation) is otherwise unattested; so, even, is the adjective it uses, oddly rendered in LSJ as "used to shoot[?] rubbish".
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 10 June 2001@16:08:00.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 22 August 2002@08:35:19.
David Whitehead (note; tweaking) on 8 April 2012@09:43:13.
David Whitehead on 30 August 2015@04:11:59.


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