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Headword: *ku/stin
Adler number: kappa,2785
Translated headword: bladder
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] urethra, pubes, underbelly.[1]
The abdomen, the sac. It is called 'sac' [fu=sa] from the fact that it experiences growth [fu-].[2]
Greek Original:
*ku/stin: ou)rh/qran, e)fh/bion, u(poga/strion. th\n koili/an, th\n fu=san. ei)/rhtai de\ fu=sa a)po\ tou= pa/sxein pefuke/nai.
The headword is accusative singular, evidently quoted from somewhere; very probably Homer or Aristophanes (see below).
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica, and various scholia; see the references at Photius kappa1265 Theodoridis.
[2] From the scholia to Aristophanes, Clouds 405. See also the scholia to Homer, Iliad 5.67.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; medicine; science and technology
Translated by: William Hutton on 6 March 2008@20:19:12.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 7 March 2008@00:55:01.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 7 March 2008@03:23:30.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 25 March 2013@09:38:04.


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