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Headword: Eisphthareis
Adler number: epsiloniota,329
Translated headword: having gone in for ruin
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] going in somewhere for a bad result. But e)kfqarei/s [means] going out. This is how they say going out for a bad result.
Greek Original:
Eisphthareis: to epi kakôi eiselthein pou. ekphthareis de exelthôn. houtô legetai to epi kakôi exelthein.
Note:
From epsilon 710, referring to Aristophanes, Peace 72. The headword, though rare, occurs in Josephus Jewish War 1.513 (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 5 July 2005@11:59:45.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 7 July 2005@03:35:17.
Catharine Roth (augmented note) on 7 July 2005@11:55:32.
Catharine Roth (added link) on 7 July 2005@11:58:12.
David Whitehead on 28 November 2012@06:16:54.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 1 December 2012@12:47:23.

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