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Headword: Ἔσθειν
Adler number: epsilon,3133
Translated headword: to eat
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Interpretation of a dream: by nibbling sweet things you will get bitter ways.
Greek Original:
Ἔσθειν: λύσις ὀνείρου: τρώγων γλυκηρὰ πικρίας ἕξεις τρόπους.
Notes:
From the dream-interpretations, in verse, attributed to Astrampsychus (alpha 4251): cf. gamma 311, tau 1077.
The unglossed headword infinitive is an epic/poetic variant of ἐσθίειν . (It does not occur in the verse quoted, but has simply been generated by general equivalences in the entries cited above.)
Keywords: daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; dreams; epic; food; imagery; meter and music; poetry
Translated by: Bobbiejo Winfrey on 5 June 2003@17:26:51.
Vetted by:
Ross Scaife ✝ (modifed translation) on 5 June 2003@19:35:54.
David Whitehead (added note; modified keywords; cosmetics) on 6 June 2003@02:56:46.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 30 September 2005@08:10:53.
David Whitehead on 30 October 2012@08:23:47.
Catharine Roth (expanded note, added keyword) on 18 August 2014@20:21:05.
David Whitehead on 19 August 2014@02:43:48.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; expanded note) on 15 February 2016@07:18:18.

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