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Headword: *dwsi/pugos
Adler number: delta,1482
Translated headword: lewd
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"I hate the brazen woman, [sc. but] I really hate the prudish one." [sc. The first of these is] in reference to one who is rascally and lewd.
Greek Original:
*dwsi/pugos: misw= th\n a)felh=, misw= th\n sw/frona li/an. e)pi\ th=s a)ponh/rou kai\ dwsipu/gou.
Notes:
Greek Anthology 5.42.1, from alpha 4576; cf. mu 1130.
Whether spelled with omicron or omega, this headword (which literally means one who presents his/her buttocks) occurs only in the Suda.
Keywords: definition; ethics; gender and sexuality; poetry; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 6 February 2005@19:23:26.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 7 February 2005@03:19:53.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr) on 29 June 2009@08:09:27.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; more keywords) on 17 July 2012@07:31:36.

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