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Headword: *)episi/cei
Adler number: epsilon,2566
Translated headword: will set [a dog] on
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] will shout a certain sound at [someone/something]. [Formed] out of the [verb] si/zw ["I hiss"], si/tw.[1]
Greek Original:
*)episi/cei: poio/n tina h)=xon e)piboh/sei. e)k tou= si/zw, si/tw.
cf. generally Hesychius epsilon5165, epsilon5166; more fully Etymologicum Magnum 363.54-56; and see sigma 291, sigma 386. The headword is presumably quoted from somewhere, perhaps from ancient comment on Aristophanes, Wasps 704, where e)pisi/ch| occurs.
[1] This last form should presumably be the future, si/sw.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 12 November 2007@01:22:39.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 12 November 2007@07:11:37.
David Whitehead (expanded notes; tweaking) on 18 October 2012@04:26:57.


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