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Headword: *)/eknuen
Adler number: epsilon,520
Translated headword: was scratching
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] was scraping gently. From the [verb] kna=n.[1] Aristophanes [writes]: "yearning for me, this man came and was scratching at the door."[2]
Greek Original:
*)/eknuen: e)/cuen h)re/ma. para\ to\ kna=n. *)aristofa/nhs: ou(=tos po/qw| mou 'knuen e)lqw\n th\n qu/ran.
[1] For kna/w, kna=n, see kappa 1874; the headword here is imperfect of knu/w.
[2] Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae 481, with scholion.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality
Translated by: Matthew Farmer on 20 November 2006@21:16:50.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keyword; cosmetics) on 21 November 2006@03:52:21.
Catharine Roth (added note) on 22 November 2006@12:01:24.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 7 August 2012@04:34:56.
David Whitehead on 9 December 2015@05:26:05.


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