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Headword: Καταπροί̈ξη
Adler number: kappa,732
Translated headword: you will [not] escape unpunished
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
That is, you will not despise. [The verb] is made from προῖκα ["as a free gift"]; as if [to say], you will not scoff at me freely.
Greek Original:
Καταπροί̈ξη: τουτέστιν οὐ μὴ καταφρονήσεις. πεποίηται δὲ παρὰ τὴν προῖκα: οἷον οὐ δωρεάν μου ἐγχανῇ.
Notes:
From a scholion on Aristophanes, Knights 435, where καταπροίξει (second person singular of καταπροίξομαι ) occurs: web address 1.
For this verb see already kappa 730, kappa 731. For προῖκα , see pi 2979.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; imagery
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 27 July 2008@01:54:44.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 28 July 2008@03:58:55.
David Whitehead on 4 February 2013@04:13:30.
David Whitehead on 4 February 2013@04:14:27.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 10 April 2013@19:06:50.

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