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Headword: *deipnolo/xon
Adler number: delta,356
Translated headword: dinner-trapping
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] food-thieving.
Greek Original:
*deipnolo/xon: kleptotro/fon.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica.
The headword adjective famously occurs in Hesiod, Works and Days 704 (of a bad wife): deipnolo/xhs, feminine genitive singular. Here in the lexica, however, it is masculine accusative singular (or, less probably, neuter nominative/accusative singular), indicating another -- unidentifiable -- source-passage.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; food; imagery; poetry; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 10 September 2002@01:52:59.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 23 December 2002@10:29:09.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 20 June 2012@09:01:54.
David Whitehead on 13 October 2015@06:49:00.


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