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Headword: *eu)/fwnon kh/ruka
Adler number: epsilon,3804
Translated headword: fine-voiced herald
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning one] able to shout loud.
Greek Original:
*eu)/fwnon kh/ruka: duna/menon me/ga boh=sai.
Fine-voiced heralds were something of a commonplace (Xenophon, Hellenica 2.4.20; Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae 713 for a female one); the origin of the present phrase, in the accusative case, is presumably Demosthenes 19.338.
cf. generally epsilon 3803.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; medicine; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 3 December 2002@08:07:46.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 25 July 2003@20:22:35.
David Whitehead (added x-ref; cosmetics) on 26 July 2003@08:27:58.
David Whitehead on 16 November 2012@06:49:25.


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