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Headword: *metewrofe/nakas
Adler number: mu,775
Translated headword: astrological charlatans, weather-cheats
Vetting Status: high
Thus Aristophanes calles those who deceive by means of things on high; for fenaki/zein ["to cheat"] [is] to deceive.
Greek Original:
*metewrofe/nakas: ou(/tw kalei= tou\s dia\ tw=n metew/rwn a)patw=ntas *)aristofa/nhs: fenaki/zein ga\r to\ e)capata=n.
From a scholion on Aristophanes, Clouds 333, where the headword occurs (accusative plural). See web address 1.
cf. phi 194, phi 196, phi 197.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; science and technology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 22 January 2006@22:36:11.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (x-refs and more keywords) on 23 January 2006@03:33:19.
David Whitehead on 20 May 2013@04:04:28.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 23 May 2013@01:36:31.


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