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Headword: *diesarda/nise
Adler number: delta,953
Translated headword: laughed bitterly
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] laughed scornfully, not with a view to merriment, but a kind of hurtful laugh.
Greek Original:
*diesarda/nise: diege/lasen, ou)k e)pi\ diaxu/sei, a)ll' oi(=on *sarda/nion ge/lwta.
Same or similar entry in other lexica. The headword (which must be quoted from somewhere but is not independently attested) is transmitted variously as diesarda/nise, diesarda/nwse and diesardw/nise. LSJ registers the verb itself as diasardano/w.
For Sardanian/Sardonian (i.e. sardonic) laughter see sigma 120, sigma 123, sigma 124.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; geography
Translated by: James Cousins on 15 September 2004@22:44:54.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (modified headword translation) on 16 September 2004@00:16:16.
David Whitehead (modified translation; supplied notes and another keyword) on 16 September 2004@03:37:52.
David Whitehead (expanded note; more keywords) on 9 July 2012@05:36:41.
David Whitehead on 7 November 2015@06:27:20.
Catharine Roth (betacode typo) on 3 August 2016@21:01:28.


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