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Headword: *die/codoi
Adler number: delta,932
Translated headword: gusts, outlets
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] exhalations, secretions.
"For the gusts of wind escape unnoticed by the female bird, except when she has been impregnated." These [words] are from the Oinomaos [Author, Myth] of Sophocles.[1]
Greek Original:
*die/codoi: e)kpnoai/, e)kkri/seis. lh/qousi ga/r toi kai\ a)ne/mwn die/codoi qh/leian o)/rnin, plh\n o(/tan to/kw| sparh=|. e)/sti de\ tau=ta e)k tou= *oi)noma/ou *sofokle/ous.
The headword, nominative plural, is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
See also delta 933.
[1] Diogenes Laertius 4.35: Arcesilaus (alpha 3950) quotes Sophocles fr.477 Radt; cf. lambda 420. He means that '[m]en pay little heed to obvious facts except when their own interests are concerned' (A.C. Pearson).
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; imagery; philosophy; tragedy; zoology
Translated by: Meredith Grau on 1 July 2004@14:00:14.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (modified translation, added note and keywords, set status) on 1 July 2004@18:40:22.
David Whitehead (augmented headword, notes, keywords; cosmetics) on 2 July 2004@03:27:02.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords) on 9 July 2012@03:45:04.
David Whitehead on 6 November 2015@03:26:40.


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