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Headword: *kwdwnoforw=n
Adler number: kappa,2221
Translated headword: bell-carrying
Vetting Status: high
Patrols, those inspecting the guards, used to go to the guards with bells and ring them, as a test of anyone who was sleeping and in order that those on guard should make a sound in response. Aristophanes [writes]: "run round bell-carrying".
Greek Original:
*kwdwnoforw=n: oi( peri/poloi, oi( ta\s fulaka\s periskopou=ntes, e)rxo/menoi e)pi\ tou\s fu/lakas kw/dwnas ei)=xon kai\ tou/tous e)yo/foun, peira/zontes to\n kaqeu/donta kai\ i(/na oi( fula/ssontes a)ntifqe/ggwntai. *)aristofa/nhs: kwdwnoforw=n peri/trexe.
Aristophanes, Birds 842 (from where the headword participle is extracted), with scholion.
cf. generally alpha 947, delta 907, kappa 2220.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 19 November 2006@06:42:36.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 19 November 2006@20:54:01.
David Whitehead (tweaked ref; cosmetics) on 20 November 2006@03:19:37.
David Whitehead on 15 March 2013@04:23:27.


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