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Headword: *)epi/xeira
Adler number: epsilon,2769
Translated headword: handouts
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] fees/wages,[1] the profits earned through the hands.[2]
"[...] in return for which they to received the handouts that were most suitable for each other."[3]
Greek Original:
*)epi/xeira: misqou/s, ta\ dia\ tw=n xeirw=n ke/rdh. a)nq' w(=n ta\ e)pi/xeira h)ne/gkanto a)llh/lois prepwde/stata.
cf. tau 23.
[1] = Photius, Lexicon epsilon1801. Synagoge epsilon776 has the same gloss in the nominative singular. Here it is accusative plural, and while the headword could be either accusative or nominative plural, it is probably quoted from a passage in Aristophanes (see next note) where it is accusative.
[2] Up to this point the entry = scholia to Aristophanes, Wasps 581 (web address 1), where the headword occurs. The headword incorporates the word for 'hand' (xei/r).
[3] Aelian fr. 90 Hercher (93d Domingo-Forasté). Hercher, followed by Domingo-Forasté, collates this passage with other fragments found at alpha 968, alpha 4595, upsilon 456, alpha 905 and theta 164).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; poetry
Translated by: William Hutton on 14 December 2007@08:51:15.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked headword and tr; another x-ref; another keyword; cosmetics) on 14 December 2007@09:28:39.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 22 October 2012@08:41:17.
David Whitehead (coding) on 3 February 2016@07:24:53.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 12 November 2017@01:52:15.


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