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Headword: Κάλλαια
Adler number: kappa,205
Translated headword: cockscombs
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the wattles of cocks. "And see that you come back again having eaten his cockscombs".[1]
Greek Original:
Κάλλαια: οἱ πώγωνες τῶν ἀλεκτρυόνων. χ' ὥπως τὰ κάλλαι' ἀποφαγὼν ἥξεις πάλιν.
The headword, neuter plural, is extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Aristophanes, Knights 497, with the gloss from the scholia there.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; politics; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 29 November 2000@06:19:00.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 22 August 2003@18:37:42.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 24 August 2003@05:09:19.
David Whitehead on 24 January 2013@08:23:56.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 22 March 2019@00:48:50.


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