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Headword: Κολλύρα
Adler number: kappa,1977
Translated headword: loaf
Vetting Status: high
A kind of bread. Or the small [loaf of] bread, which they give to children. Or a kind of flat-cake.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the verb] κολλυρίζω ["I bake kollura"], [meaning] I fry pancakes.[2] And in country-style κολλούρια [is the name for] pancakes.[3]
Greek Original:
Κολλύρα: εἶδος ἄρτου. ἢ ὁ μικρὸς ἄρτος, ὃν τοῖς παιδίοις διδόασιν. ἢ εἶδος πλακοῦντος. καὶ Κολλυρίζω, τὸ τὰς λαλάγγας τηγανίζω. καὶ ἐπιχωρίως κολλούρια, τὰ λαλάγγια.
[1] From a scholion on Aristophanes, Peace 123, where the headword occurs (web address 1).
[2] e.g. 2 Kingdoms 13.6 LXX.
[3] Spelling and pronunciation of these words evidently varied; cf. κουλλούριον at kappa 2177. For 'in the country' cf. omicron 115.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: children; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 16 September 2008@22:35:40.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented n.3; tweaks) on 17 September 2008@03:15:47.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 10 March 2013@06:36:35.
David Whitehead on 1 May 2016@10:37:39.


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