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Headword: *(upekw/mase
Adler number: upsilon,189
Translated headword: caroused under, a pig caroused, a pig burst in
Vetting Status: high
A proverb [used] in reference to those who do something in a shameful manner.
Greek Original:
*(upekw/mase: paroimi/a e)pi\ tw=n a)naidw=s ti poiou/ntwn.
No compound verb u(pokwma/zw is elsewhere attested. To judge by kappa 2258, the headword is probably a corruption of u(=s e)kw/masen, "a pig burst in."
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; proverbs; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 22 February 2009@17:02:41.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (moer keywords; tweaks) on 23 February 2009@02:54:00.
David Whitehead on 21 November 2013@04:37:03.


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