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Headword: *de/hma
Adler number: delta,168
Translated headword: entreaty
Vetting Status: high
"How laughable, o gods, [is] the bride's entreaty, which she entreats of me so earnestly."[1]
Greek Original:
*de/hma: w(s geloi=on, w)= qeoi/, to\ de/hma th=s nu/mfhs, o(\ dei=tai/ mou sfo/dra.
The headword, a neuter noun, is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Aristophanes, Acharnians 1058-9 (web address 1 below).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; religion; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 24 July 2002@11:02:51.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 9 September 2002@05:00:32.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 18 June 2012@05:24:16.
David Whitehead on 8 October 2015@08:10:58.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link) on 14 July 2016@19:53:31.


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