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Headword: *)epi\ pugh\n kaqi/sai
Adler number: epsilon,2541
Translated headword: to place at a buttock
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to reduce/belittle.
Greek Original:
*)epi\ pugh\n kaqi/sai: tapeinw=sai.
Same entry in other lexica, e.g. Photius epsilon1676. This and the parallel epsilon 2542 (q.v.) are reckoned to be phrases extracted from Attic comedy: Comica adespota frs. 897-898 Kock (501-502 K-A).
For buttocks (and yet another such phrase) see pi 3110.
Keywords: comedy; definition; ethics; imagery
Translated by: David Whitehead on 18 November 2007@07:52:18.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 18 November 2007@19:58:44.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 19 November 2007@02:58:49.
David Whitehead on 17 October 2012@09:00:10.
David Whitehead on 30 January 2016@08:56:58.


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