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Headword: *kateperpereu/eto
Adler number: kappa,964
Translated headword: was mocking
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] was making fun [of someone/something].[1] For pe/rperos [is what they call] one who is puffed up with stupidity: like a babbler and a reckless person, and one doing nothing with reasoning.[2]
Greek Original:
*kateperpereu/eto: e)xarienti/zeto. *pe/rperos ga\r o( meta\ blakei/as e)phrme/nos, o( la/los kai\ propeth\s kai\ mhde\n meta\ logismou= poiw=n.
[1] Likewise in other lexica. The headword verb is taken to be preserved from Attic comedy (Adespota fr. 1031 Kock = 360 K.-A.); cf. pi 1366. See also kappa 701.
[2] Again at pi 1366.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 11 August 2008@00:59:50.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; another keyword; tweaks) on 11 August 2008@03:42:04.
David Whitehead (tweaked notes) on 7 February 2013@07:40:21.
David Whitehead (coding) on 29 April 2016@10:00:13.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference) on 29 August 2021@13:28:43.


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