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Headword: Γρύξαι
Adler number: gamma,466
Translated headword: to growl, to grumble, to grunt, to murmur, to mutter
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] too utter, to roar.
Greek Original:
Γρύξαι: φθέγξασθαι, κράξαι.
Notes:
Same or similar entry in other lexica. Aorist infinitives. The headword one -- which can also be accented γρῦξαι -- is presumably quoted from somewhere; if so, extant possibilities include Isaeus (8.27), Herodas and Philostratus; note, however, that Latte on Photius s.v. cites instances of other forms of this verb in the Septuagint (Exodus 11.7, Joshua 10.21).
The verb γρύζω (already at gamma 462), especially common in comedy, literally means 'to make a sound like gru' (gamma 461).
cf. also gamma 464.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry; religion; rhetoric; zoology
Translated by: William Hutton on 12 July 2003@07:56:25.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 12 July 2003@16:59:57.
David Whitehead (augmented headword; added notes and keyword) on 13 July 2003@04:50:00.
Catharine Roth (modified note) on 13 July 2003@15:24:25.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword) on 11 June 2012@08:44:48.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword) on 30 September 2015@03:00:29.

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