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Headword: *ktupei=
Adler number: kappa,2531
Translated headword: makes noise
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] boasts, talks big.[1]
"But he, thinking that the man was making noise with his story, says, 'you are ignorant, father, of the wildness of the desert road [and] the poverty of those who inhabit the place.'"[2]
Greek Original:
*ktupei=: kompa/zei, megalorrhmonei=. o( de\ th=| dihgh/sei ktupei=n nomi/sas to\n a)/ndra fhsi/n: a)gnoei=s, w)= pa/ter, th=s e)rhmikh=s o(dou= to\ a)nh/meron, tw=n e)n tw=| to/pw| e)pithdei/wn to\ a)/poron.
[1] The headword is evidently extracted from somewhere (not the quotation given). This figurative sense of the headword verb is a rarity.
[2] Quotation (and personnel) unidentifiable.
Keywords: biography; children; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; geography; imagery; philosophy; religion
Translated by: William Hutton on 20 May 2008@01:03:42.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 20 May 2008@04:11:49.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 19 March 2013@04:33:23.


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