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Headword: *bouga/i+os
Adler number: beta,414
Translated headword: big-mouth, braggart
Vetting Status: high
The [prefix] bou [is here] for enlargement;[1] just as in boupeina, [meaning] great hunger, and bouglĂ´ssoi.[2]
Greek Original:
*bouga/i+os: to\ bou kat' e)pi/tasin: w(s e)n tw=| boupei/na, h( mega/lh pei/na, kai\ bou/glwssoi.
[1] cf. (e.g.) beta 422, beta 439, and see LSJ s.v. (Literal meaning: ox-sized.)
[1] The bouglĂ´ssos, literally "ox-tongue", was a type of fish; cf. psi 78. See web address 1 below for the LSJ entry.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; food; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 5 December 2001@15:01:40.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; augmented notes) on 6 December 2001@02:52:35.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference, adjusted link) on 1 January 2006@20:01:34.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 1 June 2012@06:48:56.


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