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Headword: *difri/skos
Adler number: delta,1293
Translated headword: diphriskos, little chariot
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the thing on which charioteers stand when they drive. He said it with the diminutive because competition [chariots] are light and small.
Greek Original:
*difri/skos: to\ skeu=os, e)n w(=| e)festw=tes oi( h(ni/oxoi e)lau/nousin. u(pokoristikw=s de\ ei)=pe dia\ to\ kou/fous ei)=nai kai\ mikrou\s tou\s a)gwnistikou/s.
From a scholion on Aristophanes, Clouds 31, where the headword occurs (web address 1): one of Pheidippides' debts is three mnai for this item plus a pair of wheels.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: athletics; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 25 August 2004@01:04:54.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented headword, note, keywords; modified translation) on 25 August 2004@03:35:17.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 15 July 2012@07:20:49.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 27 July 2012@19:36:06.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 12 November 2015@04:24:59.


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