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Headword: *phtu/a
Adler number: pi,1540
Translated headword: rennet
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the juice which curdles milk.[1]
And [there is] a proverb: 'for he himself found the rennet of the evil'. That [is][2] the source/spring. In reference to those drawing misfortunes on themselves.[3]
Greek Original:
*phtu/a: o( o)po\s o( tureu/wn to\ ga/la. kai\ paroimi/a: *au)to\s ga\r eu(=re tou= kakou= th\n phtu/an. o(/ti th\n phgh/n. e)pi\ tw=n e(autoi=s kaka\ e)pispwme/nwn.
[1] The headword, a feminine noun, is attested with various spellings: see LSJ s.v. puti/a. (Hesychius pi4484, on that noun, has a gloss close to the present one.)
[2] o(/ti is transmitted; Adler notes Kuster's view that it should be h)/toi (cf. alpha 4521).
[3] Diogenianus 3.18; again at alpha 4521.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; food; imagery; proverbs; science and technology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 7 March 2012@01:27:18.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (supplemented tr; augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 7 March 2012@03:13:45.
David Whitehead (another note) on 3 October 2013@06:16:29.


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