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Headword: *)anacuri/das
Adler number: alpha,1993
Translated headword: pants
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] trousers, breeches,[1] or thick and unworn[2] sandals.
"Although [he saw that] Theodosius' belt had been loosened, the one holding up his pants around his private parts."[3]
Greek Original:
*)anacuri/das: fimina/lia, braki/a, h)\ ta\ baqe/a kai\ a)/bata u(podh/mata. kai/per tw=| *qeodosi/w| e)klelume/non to\n i(ma/nta, to\n a)mfi\ ta\ ai)doi=a ta\s a)nacuri/das de/onta.
The headword, accusative plural, has the same or similar glossing in other lexica. It must be quoted from somewhere -- possibly the quotation given, but more probably Herodotus 1.71.2: see the ancient glosses thereto.
[1] cf. phi 460.
[2] 'Unworn' (abata) is a corruption of 'royal' (basilika).
[3] Procopius, Secret History 1.20.
Keywords: biography; clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; historiography; history
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 12 May 2001@12:21:09.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 29 July 2002@10:12:07.
David Whitehead (added x-ref) on 28 April 2003@02:57:17.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 26 February 2012@06:05:56.
David Whitehead on 1 July 2015@09:13:48.


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