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Headword: *pinakhdo/n
Adler number: pi,1609
Translated headword: board-fashion
Vetting Status: high
"Tearing [them] away board-fashion".[1] As if [tearing away] boards from ships. Boards are the large planks of ships.
Greek Original:
*pinakhdo/n: pinakhdo\n a)pospw=n. w(/sper pi/nakas a)po\ ploi/wn. pi/nakes de\ ai( mega/lai sani/des tw=n ploi/wn.
[1] Aristophanes, Frogs 824 (web address 1), followed by comment from the scholia there. The phrase is one of several used here to describe the elemental force of Aeschylus (alphaiota 357) when he is in the throes of composition.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; comedy; daily life; definition; imagery; science and technology; tragedy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 October 2001@08:08:53.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 15 July 2004@19:52:26.
David Whitehead (x-ref; cosmetics) on 16 July 2004@03:57:39.
Catharine Roth (fixed link, added keyword, raised status) on 16 September 2011@21:26:20.
David Whitehead on 4 October 2013@04:12:46.


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