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Headword: *bo/trun
Adler number: beta,409
Translated headword: cluster
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning sc. any] fruit; not only a bunch of grapes. And somtimes the grape cluster.[1]
Interpretation of a dream: to eat grapes signifies the release of rain.[2]
Greek Original:
*bo/trun: th\n o)pw/ran: ou)xi\ th\n stafulh\n mo/nhn. kai\ mh/pote th\n botrui/+an o)pw/ran. lu/sis o)nei/rou: bo/trus kate/sqein o)mbrikh\n dhloi= lu/sin.
cf. generally beta 408, beta 410.
[1] Accusative case, but cf. the scholia to Aristophanes, Peace 708, where the nominative bo/trus occurs.
[2] From the dream-interpretations, in verse, attributed to Astrampsychus (alpha 4251); again at sigma 1012.
Keywords: botany; comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; dreams; food; meter and music; poetry
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 11 December 2001@19:44:45.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (modified translation) on 12 December 2001@00:05:50.
David Whitehead (modified translation; added notes and keyword) on 12 December 2001@03:13:23.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 30 September 2005@07:56:43.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; betacode and other cosmetics) on 1 June 2012@06:30:23.
David Whitehead on 22 September 2015@07:59:47.


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