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Headword: *la/ptein
Adler number: lambda,119
Translated headword: to lap
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to empty out. Also [sc. attested is the related participle] la/ptontes ["they lapping"], [meaning] they drinking with the tongue.[1]
Concerning those who lapped their tongues [sic], look in the 'Gideon' [entry].[2]
Greek Original:
*la/ptein: to\ e)kkenou=n. kai\ *la/ptontes, th=| glw/ssh| pi/nontes. zh/tei peri\ tw=n laya/ntwn ta\s glw/ssas e)n tw=| *gede/wn.
[1] Presumably quoted from somewhere; cf. lambda 172 and, especially, lambda 173 (which might lie behind the present entry).
[2] gamma 98.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 12 August 2008@07:45:13.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 14 August 2008@00:56:48.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1) on 14 August 2008@03:15:40.
David Whitehead on 2 April 2013@07:12:53.


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