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Headword: ᾘτημένην
Adler number: eta,622
Translated headword: begged
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Meaning [one that has been] borrowed.[1] For begging is what they used to call borrowing.[2]
Greek Original:
ᾘτημένην: ἀντὶ τοῦ κεχρημένην. καὶ γὰρ αἰτεῖσθαι ἔλεγον τὸ κίχρασθαι.
Notes:
Abridged from Harpokration (and Photius) s.v., commenting on Demosthenes 47.52 (and going on to quote Menander, Dyskolos 9).
[1] Both headword and glossing word are passive participles in the accusative case, feminine singular, agreeing with an original "bronze pitcher".
[2] cf. alphaiota 364, alphaiota 377.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 24 November 2000@06:05:19.
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Catharine Roth (added keyword) on 23 June 2003@00:41:25.
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