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Headword: Ἠλόησεν
Adler number: eta,255
Translated headword: beat, threshed
Vetting Status: high
"..or beat his mother..". Meaning struck [her]. This is what Aristophanes [says] in Frogs.
Greek Original:
Ἠλόησεν: ἢ μητέρ' ἠλόησεν. ἀντὶ τοῦ ἔτυψεν. οὕτως Ἀριστοφάνης ἐν Βατράχοις.
Aristophanes, Frogs 149 (web address 1), with the gloss of the scholia there. The headword is third person singular aorist active of ἀλοάω , "I thresh" (alpha 1305, alpha 1330).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: agriculture; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; imagery; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 1 August 2005@05:44:17.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note, added link, set status) on 4 August 2005@19:49:58.
David Whitehead (x-refs) on 5 August 2005@02:14:31.
David Whitehead on 16 December 2012@04:46:21.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 19 December 2012@01:16:02.


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