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Headword: *triwbolimai=os
Adler number: tau,997
Translated headword: three-obol-ish
Vetting Status: high
Worth three obols, cheap.[1]
[Note] that in the old days the generals used to receive three obols on account of their laziness.[2]
Greek Original:
*triwbolimai=os: triw=n o)bolw=n, eu)/wnos. o(/ti topalaio\n oi( strathgoi\ triw/bolon e)la/mbanon blakei/as xa/rin.
[1] Same glossing in other lexica.
[2] An Aristophanic scholiast, incompetently quoted -- in marginal additions to certain manuscripts -- from beta 317 (q.v.).
Keywords: chronology; comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; military affairs
Translated by: Constantina Katsari on 18 May 2002@04:36:51.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 19 May 2002@09:24:46.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; another keyword; tweaks) on 5 April 2010@06:20:04.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 15 August 2011@07:42:09.


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