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Headword: Χέρνιβος
Adler number: chi,211
Translated headword: hand-bath
Vetting Status: high
"I want to justly reproach [both sides] in common, you who sprinkle the altars from a single hand-bath -- just like relatives -- at Olympia, at Pylai, at Pytho; I could name many other places, if I didn't have to keep it brief."[1]
Greek Original:
Χέρνιβος: λοιδορεῖσθαι βούλομαι κοινῇ δικαίως, οἳ μιᾶς τε χέρνιβος βωμοὺς περιρραίνοντες ὥσπερ συγγενεῖς, Ὀλυμπιάσιν, ἐν Πύλαις, Πυθοῖ: πόσους εἴποιμ' ἂν ἄλλους, εἴ με μηκύνειν δέοι;
The entire entry is a quotation of Aristophanes, Lysistrata 1128-1132 (web address 1 below).
For the noun extracted as the headword (genitive case) cf. chi 209, chi 210, chi 212.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; imagery; religion; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 March 2008@16:47:32.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (x-refs; modified keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 20 March 2008@10:01:08.
David Whitehead on 10 November 2013@07:51:40.


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