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Headword: *peridarda/ptesqai
Adler number: pi,1092
Translated headword: to be devoured
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to be eaten up.
Greek Original:
*peridarda/ptesqai: katesqi/esqai.
= Hesychius pi1607 (cf. pi1608 for the active voice), Synagoge, Photius pi653 (where Theodoridis follows Naber in rejecting Porson's conjecture, for the glossing infinitive, of the doubly compound perikatesqi/esqai).
The headword, present middle/passive infinitive of peridarda/ptw, is otherwise unattested.
Uncompound darda/ptein, which has both literal and figurative applications, occurs in Homer and Aristophanes.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; food; imagery
Translated by: William Hutton on 29 September 2011@03:23:01.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; more keywords; cosmetics) on 29 September 2011@07:15:29.
David Whitehead (expanded and tweaked note; cosmetics) on 24 September 2013@07:32:30.
William Hutton (typos) on 24 September 2013@08:53:32.


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