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Headword: *kertomw=n
Adler number: kappa,1424
Translated headword: taunting
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning one who is] mocking, irritating, scoffing.
Greek Original:
*kertomw=n: xleua/zwn, e)reqi/zwn, skw/ptwn.
Same or similar entry in other lexica and scholia; see the references at Photius kappa616 Theodoridis. The headword -- present participle, masculine nominative singular, of the verb kertome/w -- occurs in, and might therefore be quoted from, Sophocles, Philoctetes 1235 (web address 1): "By the gods, is it to taunt me that you say these things?"
See also kappa 1422, kappa 1423, which share glosses with this entry.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; tragedy
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 8 November 2008@08:55:57.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 9 November 2008@01:27:11.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 9 November 2008@04:15:29.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 19 February 2013@06:48:13.


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