Suda On Line menu Search

Search results for kappa,5 in Adler number:
Greek display:    

Headword: *ka/baisos
Adler number: kappa,5
Translated headword: gluttonous
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] insatiable. For a ka/bos [is] a measure of grain.[1] And [sc. similarly] we ourselves call a drunkard a "wine jar".[2]
Greek Original:
*ka/baisos: a)/plhstos. ka/bos ga\r me/tron sitiko/n. kai\ to\n me/quson h(mei=s pi/qon.
Same or similar entry in other lexica; see the references at Photius kappa2 Theodoridis.
The headword occurs in a fragment of Old Attic Comedy (Cratinus fr. 103 Kock, 109 K.-A.), and ancient gramarians derived it from kabos and aisa, a portion of food.
[1] See generally LSJ s.v., and again at kappa 8.
[2] Not registered in LSJ s.v. pithos.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; food; imagery
Translated by: Anne Mahoney on 25 June 2000@10:30:24.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 27 August 2001@10:23:58.
David Whitehead on 27 August 2001@10:25:31.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 17 January 2013@06:08:20.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 4 March 2019@01:59:55.


Test Database Real Database

(Try these tips for more productive searches.)

No. of records found: 1    Page 1

End of search