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Headword: *diamullai/nh|
Adler number: delta,664
Translated headword: you grimace
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] you behave disgracefully.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the phrase] "but this man was grimacing, as if clever." Aristophanes says [this].[2]
Greek Original:
*diamullai/nh|, ai)sxrw=s pra/tteis. kai/, ou(=tos de\ diemu/llainen w(s dh\ decio/s. *)aristofa/nhs fhsi/.
[1] The headword is evidently quoted from somewhere but is otherwise unattested.
[2] Aristophanes, Wasps 1315; said by Xanthias of one Theophrastus.
Keywords: biography; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics
Translated by: Craig Gibson on 23 September 2003@17:28:56.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added note) on 24 September 2003@03:39:24.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 1 July 2012@07:13:49.
David Whitehead on 26 October 2015@05:14:38.


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