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Headword: *tribh/
Adler number: tau,946
Translated headword: spending
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] wearing. Aristophanes [writes]: "so this [sc. way of life is] not without charm in the spending." From a metaphor of fine outer-garments, serving for use and wear over a long period of time.
Greek Original:
*tribh/: h( tri=yis. *)aristofa/nhs: ou(=tos me\n ou)=n ou)k a)/xaris e)s th\n tribh/n. a)po\ metafora=s tw=n eu)u/+fwn i(mati/wn, tw=n u(pourgou/ntwn ei)s tri=yin kai\ fo/resin pollou= xro/nou.
Aristophanes, Birds 156, with scholion.
For this headword see also tau 947.
Keywords: clothing; comedy; daily life; definition; ethics; imagery
Translated by: David Whitehead on 7 August 2012@09:39:02.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 23 August 2012@11:19:31.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr) on 24 August 2012@03:50:48.
David Whitehead on 15 January 2014@05:29:57.


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