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Headword: *kraipalai/kwmos
Adler number: kappa,2356
Translated headword: drunken revelry
Vetting Status: high
Metonymically[1] [this can mean] the song produced during drunkenness.
Greek Original:
*kraipalai/kwmos: metwnumikw=s o( kata\ me/qhn gino/menos u(/mnos.
This headword, kraipalai/kwmos, is a variant of the term kraipalo/kwmos found in Aristophanes, Frogs 218 (web address 1) and explained in the corresponding commentary by Tzetzes (see below). See also alpha 3365, kappa 2355, kappa 2357, kappa 2358.
cf. ps.-Zonaras; Hesychius s.v. kraipa/lh; Etymologicum Gudianum s.v. kekraipalhkw\s.
[1] i.e. by a change of name.
Koster, W.J.W. (ed.), Jo. Tzetzae commentarii in Aristophanem [Scholia in Aristophanem, vol. 4.3], Groningen 1962
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; food; meter and music; poetry
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 27 May 2007@19:17:09.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked note; another keyword; cosmetics) on 28 May 2007@04:09:42.
David Whitehead on 17 March 2013@07:13:20.
David Whitehead (another note) on 2 May 2016@08:04:45.
Catharine Roth (restored link) on 25 January 2020@02:02:11.


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