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Headword: Κρίγη
Adler number: kappa,2415
Translated headword: screech
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] the grating sound that people who are dying make with their teeth. And Aristophanes [writes]: "just like screeching Illyrians".
Greek Original:
Κρίγη: ὁ τῶν ἀποθνησκόντων τρισμὸς τοῖς ὀδοῦσι γινόμενος. καὶ Ἀριστοφάνης: ὥσπερ Ἰλλυριοὶ κεκριγότες.
Note:
See already at kappa 1267.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; medicine
Translated by: David Whitehead on 13 December 2007@06:51:26.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 13 December 2007@19:43:43.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 18 March 2013@04:18:57.

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