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Headword: Ἐκκαλαμᾶται
Adler number: epsilon,341
Translated headword: fishes out
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"The daughter [...] at the same time wheedling her father fishes out a three-obol piece [from my mouth] with her tongue."
Greek Original:
Ἐκκαλαμᾶται: ἡ θυγάτηρ παππίζουσ' ἅμα τῇ γλώττῃ τριώβολον ἐκκαλαμᾶται.
Notes:
An abridgment of Aristophanes, Wasps 607-9 (web address 1), Philokleon speaking of himself and his daughter; cf. pi 261.
For the three-obol piece, pay for jurors, see tau 998.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: children; comedy; daily life; economics; ethics; food; gender and sexuality; imagery; law; poetry; women; zoology
Translated by: Amelia Mathias on 21 September 2006@06:23:14.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (modified translation, added keywords and hyperlink) on 21 September 2006@06:25:02.
David Whitehead (augmented note; cosmetics) on 21 September 2006@08:05:43.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 31 July 2012@05:51:51.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 2 August 2012@00:15:58.

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