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Headword: *kataxh/nh
Adler number: kappa,868
Translated headword: mockery
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] derision. Aristophanes [writes]: "the plan will at any rate be democratic, and a mockery of those who are rather dignified and those who have signet-rings".
Greek Original:
*kataxh/nh: kata/gelws. *)aristofa/nhs: dhmotikh/ g' h( gnw/mh, kai\ kataxh/nh tw=n semnote/rwn e)/stai kai\ tw=n sfragi=das e)xo/ntwn.
Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae 631-2 (web address 1), with scholion.
For rings see sigma 1757.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: clothing; comedy; daily life; definition; ethics; politics
Translated by: David Whitehead on 16 August 2008@09:49:54.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 17 August 2008@00:24:46.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; x-ref) on 17 August 2008@03:52:10.
David Whitehead on 6 February 2013@07:05:59.


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