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Headword: Ληκυί̈ζειν
Adler number: lambda,440
Translated headword: to oil-flask-speak
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] to shout and make a sound more loudly.
Greek Original:
Ληκυί̈ζειν: τὸ μεῖζον βοᾶν καὶ ψοφεῖν.
Note:
From the scholia to Aristophanes, Acharnians 589 -- but both here and already under kappa 2018, the Suda presents as ληκυίζειν what should actually be ληκυθίζειν (cognate with lekythos: lambda 438, lambda 439).
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 25 January 2009@08:08:12.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 27 January 2009@15:49:09.
David Whitehead (x-refs) on 28 January 2009@02:53:08.
David Whitehead on 18 April 2013@04:16:50.

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