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Headword: Κύστιν
Adler number: kappa,2785
Translated headword: bladder
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] urethra, pubes, underbelly.[1]
The abdomen, the sac. It is called 'sac' [φῦσα ] from the fact that it experiences growth [φυ- ].[2]
Greek Original:
Κύστιν: οὐρήθραν, ἐφήβιον, ὑπογάστριον. τὴν κοιλίαν, τὴν φῦσαν. εἴρηται δὲ φῦσα ἀπὸ τοῦ πάσχειν πεφυκέναι.
Notes:
The headword is accusative singular, evidently quoted from somewhere; very probably Homer or Aristophanes (see below).
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica, and various scholia; see the references at Photius kappa1265 Theodoridis.
[2] From the scholia to Aristophanes, Clouds 405. See also the scholia to Homer, Iliad 5.67.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; medicine; science and technology
Translated by: William Hutton on 6 March 2008@20:19:12.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 7 March 2008@00:55:01.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 7 March 2008@03:23:30.
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