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Headword: *blepedai/mwn
Adler number: beta,328
Translated headword: ghostlooking
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] one whose visage is contorted and [who seems] like one stricken by a demon.
Greek Original:
*blepedai/mwn: o( diestramme/nos ta\s o)/yeis kai\ oi(=on u(po\ dai/monos peplhgw/s.
A word attested in comedy (Comica adespota fr. 85 Kock, now 749 K.-A.) and noted by various lexicographers; according to Pausanias the Atticist it was used of the followers of Socrates (sigma 829).
Keywords: biography; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; medicine; philosophy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 10 December 2001@13:03:52.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 11 December 2001@06:07:01.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 29 May 2012@04:57:29.
David Whitehead on 29 December 2014@05:20:56.
David Whitehead on 26 August 2015@05:48:43.


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