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Headword: Μυόχοδον
Adler number: mu,1424
Translated headword: mouse-droppings, mouse-dung
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[sc. Something][1] worth nothing. Menander in Girl Getting Slapped [writes]: "old man mouse-droppings thinking he has been totally forgotten".[2]
Greek Original:
Μυόχοδον: οὐδενὸς ἄξιον. Μένανδρος Ῥαπιζομένῃ: ὁ μυόχοδος γέρων λεληθέναι σφόδρα οἰόμενος.
Notes:
Same entry in Photius mu622 Theodoridis; similar one (without the quotation) already in Hesychius mu1882.
[1] Or someone, in the accusative case.
[2] Menander fr. 325 K.-A. (430 Kock, 363 Koerte-Thierfelder).
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; imagery; medicine; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 30 July 2009@08:43:04.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (keyword, status) on 31 July 2009@17:23:17.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 2 August 2009@04:19:30.
David Whitehead on 29 May 2013@05:26:53.
David Whitehead on 24 December 2014@04:41:19.

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