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Headword: *prospi/ptousai
Adler number: pi,2788
Translated headword: waylaying
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning they who are] encountering.[1] "[sc. Women] waylaying along their routes those [coming] from dinner."[2]
Greek Original:
*prospi/ptousai: sunantw=sai. kata\ ta\s dio/dous prospi/ptousai toi=s a)po\ tou= dei/pnou.
[1] Headword and gloss are feminine participles, as determined by the quotation to follow. For another, see the next entry (pi 2789).
[2] Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae 693-4; more fully at delta 1153.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; gender and sexuality; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 29 October 2001@03:57:34.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 9 September 2004@19:34:12.
David Whitehead (another x-ref and keyword) on 10 September 2004@03:21:56.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 19 April 2010@09:10:14.
David Whitehead on 18 October 2013@06:31:50.


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