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Headword: *ko/kku
Adler number: kappa,1916
Translated headword: cuckoo!
Vetting Status: high
In Attic, meaning quick[ly].
Greek Original:
*ko/kku: *)attikw=s a)nti\ tou= taxu/.
The call of the cuckoo, used as an exclamation: "Quick!" Found mainly in Aristophanes, see LSJ s.v. at web address 1.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 20 December 2000@01:00:20.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 27 May 2001@07:19:50.
Catharine Roth on 27 May 2001@23:47:06.
David Whitehead on 6 March 2013@08:53:35.
Catharine Roth (tweakedu tweaked note and link) on 2 September 2013@22:22:08.


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