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Headword: *laruggiw=
Adler number: lambda,131
Translated headword: I will throttle
Vetting Status: high
I will shout down the other orators, he is saying; or I will cut out the pharynx and I will silence the orators. For when the pharynx has been cut, one cannot project one's voice.
Greek Original:
*laruggiw=: kataboh/somai, fhsi/, tw=n a)/llwn r(hto/rwn: h)\ th\n fa/rugga e)ktemw= kai\ katasiga/sw tou\s r(h/toras. tmhqei/shs ga\r th=s fa/ruggos, ou)x oi(=o/n te fwnh\n proi/+esqai.
From the scholia to Aristophanes, Knights 358, where the headword (future of laruggi/zw, of disputed meaning, as we see) occurs: "I will throttle the orators and I will harass Nikias". See web address 1. (For Nikias see nu 389.)
cf. lambda 130.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; medicine; politics; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 17 September 2008@07:25:28.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 17 September 2008@21:43:44.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 17 September 2008@21:45:09.
Catharine Roth (added link) on 18 September 2008@00:11:11.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 18 September 2008@02:49:12.
David Whitehead on 3 April 2013@06:28:50.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 6 April 2020@01:03:34.


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