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Headword: *tufedano/s
Adler number: tau,1209
Translated headword: dim-wit
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"O you dim-wit and cunt-chafer, you desire, and you seem to love a timely coffin."
Greek Original:
*tufedano/s. w)= ou(=tos, tufedane\ kai\ xoiro/qliy, poqei=s, e)ra=n t' e)/oikas w(rai/as sorou=.
Notes:
Aristophanes, Wasps 1364-5; cf. sigma 790, sigma 1263, chi 599.
The headword is attested only in this passage, and comment on it.
Keywords: comedy; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; gender and sexuality
Translated by: David Whitehead on 27 September 2012@07:05:18.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 27 September 2012@09:54:38.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 27 September 2012@10:04:15.
Catharine Roth (raised status) on 27 September 2012@10:23:43.

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