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Headword: Λορδουμένων
Adler number: lambda,681
Translated headword: arching backwards
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] moving. Because those who are copulating move [sc. in this way]. Aristophanes [writes]: "and presider over bodies arching backwards".
Greek Original:
Λορδουμένων: κινουμένων. ἐπειδὴ οἱ συνουσιάζοντες κινοῦνται. Ἀριστοφάνης: λορδουμένων τε σωμάτων ἐπιστάτην.
Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae 10 (referring to a lamp), with scholion. The headword participle, genitive plural neuter, is extracted from the quiotation.
For this verb see already lambda 680; and cf. also lambda 678, lambda 679.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; imagery; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 January 2007@08:26:01.
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Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 22 January 2007@21:21:35.
David Whitehead (more x-refs) on 23 January 2007@03:03:29.
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