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Headword: *da/ptw
Adler number: delta,67
Translated headword: I devour
Vetting Status: high
The [verb that means] I eat with mangling; [something] which is also called darda/ptw.[1]
Babrius [writes]: "and devouring entrails."[2]
Greek Original:
*da/ptw: to\ meta\ sparagmou= e)sqi/w: o(/per kai\ darda/ptw le/getai. *ba/brios: kai\ spla/gxna da/ptwn.
Poetic verb; LSJ entry at web address 1.
[1] (For darda/ptw see delta 70.) Similarly in Hesychius s.v. darda/ptousin; and see also Athenaeus, Deipnosophists 8.363A (8.64 Kaibel).
[2] Babrius 95.92 (of a lion); cf. pi 197. (The Athonite ms of Babrius, however, reads la/ptwn "lapping, licking.")
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; food; poetry; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 30 December 2000@14:02:36.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 30 August 2002@08:37:57.
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 10 September 2003@08:29:58.
Catharine Roth (betacode) on 10 September 2003@10:48:06.
Elizabeth Vandiver (Cosmetics) on 10 September 2003@11:42:55.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaking) on 14 June 2012@06:42:41.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note and link) on 24 August 2013@21:34:48.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; cosmetics) on 6 October 2015@09:04:32.


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