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Headword: *)asbo/lh
Adler number: alpha,4132
Translated headword: soot
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the soot of a fire, the excretion.[1] "Alas, oh the soot!"[2] And in the dative [case it is] a)sbo/lw|.[3]
Greek Original:
*)asbo/lh kai\ *)/asbolos: h( ai)qa/lh tou= puro\s, h( stakth/. feu=, i)ou\ th=s a)sbo/lou. kai\ e)pi\ dotikh=s th=| a)sbo/lw|.
The headword gives two forms (both feminine), a)sbo/lh and a)/sbolos; the latter is "more Attic" (LSJ s.v.).
[1] From the scholia to the following.
[2] Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae 245 (web address 1 below).
[3] cf. under pi 2562.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 12 December 2001@14:39:58.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 13 December 2001@07:54:18.
David Whitehead (another note; betacode and other cosmetics) on 24 April 2012@05:53:52.
David Whitehead on 1 September 2015@04:51:42.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 24 November 2015@10:18:20.


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