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Headword: Ἱππάζεται
Adler number: iota,515
Translated headword: is horsy, rides horses
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] not simply having [a passion] for horsemanship, but keen to ride a single horse; what they now call a keles.
Greek Original:
Ἱππάζεται: οὐχ ἁπλῶς τὸ περὶ ἱππικὴν ἔχειν, ἀλλὰ ἐφ' ἑνὸς ἵππου ὀχεῖσθαι: ὃ νῦν κέλητα καλοῦσιν.
From the scholia to Aristophanes, Clouds 15, where the headword occurs. For keles cf. kappa 1300.
Keywords: athletics; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 25 May 2003@07:03:34.
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Catharine Roth on 2 August 2003@00:06:39.
David Whitehead on 19 October 2003@07:41:18.
David Whitehead on 14 January 2013@04:18:34.
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