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Headword: *gelasth/s
Adler number: gamma,109
Translated headword: derider
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] one who laughs at [someone or something]. "I have not come as a derider, Oedipus, nor to reproach any of your earlier faults."[1] Creon [Author, Myth] says [this].
Greek Original:
*gelasth/s: o( e)peggelw=n. ou)/q' w(s gelasth\s, *oi)di/pous, e)lh/luqa, ou)/q' w(s o)neidiw=n ti tw=n pa/ros kakw=n. o( *kre/wn fhsi/.
The headword is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus 1422-3 (web address 1 below).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; ethics; mythology; tragedy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 24 June 2002@11:10:05.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 25 June 2002@03:33:57.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; cosmetics) on 5 June 2012@04:58:29.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 27 August 2012@22:14:28.
David Whitehead on 27 September 2015@08:19:19.


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