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Headword: Μινθῶσαι
Adler number: mu,1084
Translated headword: to smear with dung
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] to impart a smell, to fill with a stench, to befoul.
Greek Original:
Μινθῶσαι: διοσφρᾶναι, δυσοσμίας ἀναπληρῶσαι, ῥυπῶσαι.
Notes:
Aorist active infinitive of μινθόω , from Aristophanes, Frogs 1075 (web address 1, and cf. mu 1082); referring there to bodily function in the cramped circumstances of a warship.
cf. mu 1085.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; military affairs
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 27 February 2009@13:40:19.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; another keyword) on 1 March 2009@03:45:44.
David Whitehead on 23 May 2013@08:06:32.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 25 May 2013@00:02:47.

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