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Headword: *penixrale/on
Adler number: pi,969
Translated headword: penurious
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning something] cheap, poor. "And with a barley-cake a little penurious drama."[1]
Greek Original:
*penixrale/on: eu)tele/s, penixro/n. kai\ yaistw=| o)li/gon dra=ma penixrale/on.
The headword, neuter singular of this adjective (a variant of the second gloss), is presumably extracted from the quotation given, its only attestation outside the Suda.
[1] A garbled quotation of Greek Anthology 6.190.6 (Gaetulicus), where the original has kai\ yaistw=n o)li/gwn dra=gma penixrale/on ("and a penurious handful of a few barley cakes"); more accurately at psi 35.
Keywords: agriculture; botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; food; poetry; religion
Translated by: William Hutton on 20 September 2011@08:34:49.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another note and keyword; cosmetics) on 20 September 2011@10:07:14.
David Whitehead on 19 September 2013@07:03:45.


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