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Headword: Ἐρεσχηλοῦντα
Adler number: epsilon,2936
Translated headword: joking around, teasing
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] scoffing at, and mocking, and, as it were, wrangling with.
Greek Original:
Ἐρεσχηλοῦντα: σκώπτοντα, καὶ χλευάζοντα, καὶ οἷον ἐρίζοντα.
Notes:
Present participle in the masculine accusative singular or neuter nominative/accusative plural. Same glossing in other lexica; evidently quoted from somewhere (perhaps Lucian, Dialogues of the Dead 11.3, in which event it is masc. sing.).
cf. epsilon 2934, epsilon 2935, epsilon 2986.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: Craig Gibson on 15 May 2007@11:31:11.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 16 May 2007@03:36:23.
David Whitehead on 25 October 2012@08:33:54.
David Whitehead (coding) on 6 February 2016@09:40:30.

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