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Headword: Χρεμετίζει
Adler number: chi,455
Translated headword: snorts
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] makes a sound with the mouth, sneezes; also [sc. attested is] χρέμπτεται , [used] similarly.[1]
"No one could find the beginning from which the tale was discovered and the one who first discovered it any more than if someone were to try to detect the first man who sneezed or snorted."[2]
Greek Original:
Χρεμετίζει: ἦχον τῷ στόματι ἀποτελεῖ, πτάρνυται: καὶ χρέμπτεται, ὁμοίως. τὴν ἀρχήν, ὁπόθεν εὑρέθη ὁ μῦθος καὶ ὅστις πρῶτος ἐφεῦρεν, οὐ μᾶλλον εὕροι τις ἄν, ἢ εἴ τις ἐπιχειρήσειε τὸν πρῶτον πταρέντα ἢ χρεμψάμενον ἀναζητεῖν.
The headword must be quoted from somewhere; perhaps the Septuagint (Ecclesiasticus 33:6, where it us used of a horse).
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica.
[2] Julian, Orations 7.205c.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; medicine; religion; rhetoric; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 3 April 2008@19:24:11.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 4 April 2008@04:22:49.
David Whitehead on 13 November 2013@04:17:14.
David Whitehead (codings) on 1 June 2016@05:56:25.


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