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Headword: Χοιρόθλιψ
Adler number: chi,599
Translated headword: cunt-chafer, piggie-squeezer
Vetting Status: high
"o you dimwit and cunt-chafer".
Greek Original:
Χοιρόθλιψ: ὦ οὗτος τυφεδανὲ καὶ χοιρόθλιψ.
Aristophanes, Wasps 1364 (web address 1), Bdelykleon insulting his father Philokleon.
For the first of these words see tau 1209 (and sigma 1263). On the second, the present one, consult J. Henderson, The Maculate Muse (New Haven 1975) 131-2 (#111) and 175 (#328), whose two translations I borrow here.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; ethics; gender and sexuality; imagery; medicine; women; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 30 April 2003@08:07:54.
Vetted by:
Elizabeth Vandiver (Added link; set status) on 4 September 2003@10:36:25.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 5 September 2003@02:57:55.
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