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Headword: Antlia
Adler number: alpha,2751
Translated headword: bilge, bilge-water
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] the hold [of a ship]. "So I will seize and take away the bilge[-water] itself".[1] From a metaphor of ships.
For antlia is also said to be the efflux of a ship.
And the Pisidian [writes]: "from those that have the foul-smelling bilges".[2]
Also [sc. attested is] antlos ["heap"], [meaning] the collection of the corn-ears in the harvest.
"[He consecrates] to you these things, on the threshing-floor on which he winnowed a great heap of barleycorns, and he saw a rich harvest".[3]
Greek Original:
Antlia: hê skaphê. autên ar' oisô sullabôn tên antlian. apo metaphoras tôn ploiôn. legetai gar antlia kai hê tou ploiou ekroê. kai Pisidês: ek tôn echontôn tas dusôdeis antlias. kai Antlos, hê sunkomidê tôn astachuôn en têi halôi. soi tautas eph' halôos, eph' hai polun ebrasen antlon krithôn, kai liparan eide geômoriên.
Notes:
See already alpha 2750.
[1] Aristophanes, Peace 18 (web address 1). This is the line immediately following the one quoted under alpha 2750.
[2] George of Pisidia, Contra impium Severum 621; cf. pi 713.
[3] Greek Anthology 6.258.3-4; cf. gamma 165, phi 507.
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Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 17 November 2000@00:05:39.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; augmented notes) on 20 November 2000@05:18:37.
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