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Headword: *tetramai/nw
Adler number: tau,396
Translated headword: I tremble
Vetting Status: high
Thus Aristophanes in Clouds: "thus I tremble at them and am frightened." Instead of tre/mw; [used] derivatively. He lengthened the expression intentionally for the sake of strangeness.
Greek Original:
*tetramai/nw: ou(/tws *)aristofa/nhs e)n *nefe/lais: ou(/tws au)ta\s tetramai/nw kai\ pefo/bhmai. a)nti\ tou= tre/mw: paragw/gws. e)pi/thdes de\ e)ce/teine th\n le/cin terateuo/menos.
Aristophanes, Clouds 294, with scholion; and cf. Hesychius tau627. The verb reappears, in the present infinitive, at line 374 of the play. Other instances, definite or possible, in LSJ s.v.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 22 December 2013@00:38:40.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded note; cosmetics) on 22 December 2013@04:22:03.
David Whitehead on 9 January 2014@06:05:58.


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