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Headword: *)/onos stu/pac
Adler number: omicron,392
Translated headword: ass rope-man, donkey rope-man
Vetting Status: high
The stupax [sc. element is used] because [he was] a rope-seller.
Greek Original:
*)/onos stu/pac: to\ stu/pac, o(/ti stupiopw/lhs.
The present headword phrase is a single word elsewhere: Comica adespota fr. 94 Kock, now 399 K.-A., and Hesychius s.v. (with a gloss addressing both elements of the word); LSJ s.v. o)nostu/ppac. It is applied to the politician Eucrates; see sigma 1257; cf. scholia on Aristophanes, Knights 129 and 254.
Keywords: biography; comedy; dialects, grammar, and etymology; politics; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 14 January 2010@08:28:56.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (expanded note, set status) on 14 January 2010@15:42:05.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 15 January 2010@03:05:33.
Catharine Roth (raised status) on 15 January 2010@18:10:09.
David Whitehead on 29 December 2014@08:14:30.
David Whitehead on 19 May 2016@10:57:49.


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