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Headword: *cuggenei=s tou)mou= tro/pou
Adler number: xi,83
Translated headword: kindred of my own sort
Vetting Status: high
Meaning [women] doing the same things.
Greek Original:
*cuggenei=s tou)mou= tro/pou: a)nti\ tou= ta\ au)ta\ pra/ttousai.
The phrase comes from Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazousai 574 (web address 1: the joke is that it is spoken, to women, by an effeminate man). The gloss comes from a scholion on this verse.
The headword is an older Attic form for suggenei=s (sigma 1277).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; women
Translated by: James L. P. Butrica ✝ on 17 February 2000@14:24:50.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added headword, note, keywords) on 21 September 2000@07:09:02.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 11 February 2002@19:43:44.
Catharine Roth (added link and keywords, augmented notes, raised status) on 13 September 2007@17:14:46.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr and note) on 14 September 2007@03:11:11.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 15 July 2013@00:19:58.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference) on 22 April 2022@19:01:05.


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