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Headword: Μαζῶντες
Adler number: mu,41
Translated headword: kneading barley-cakes
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning they] acting wantonly.
Greek Original:
Μαζῶντες: τρυφῶντες.
Notes:
The headword, which must be quoted from somewhere but is attested only here, is present participle of μαζάω , masculine nominative plural.
Hesychius mu56 glosses μαζῶντα as τὸν μάττοντα τὰς μάζας "one who forms barley-cakes". But the Suda's figurative application (for which cf. generally ὑπερμαζᾷ at upsilon 321) stems from the use of maza in one of at least three sexual senses: female genitalia, anus (man's or woman's), phallus; consult J. Henderson, The Maculate Muse (New Haven 1975) 144 #175, 200-201 #446, 202 #452.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; gender and sexuality; imagery
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 6 May 2008@15:02:54.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetic) on 7 May 2008@03:32:04.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 26 April 2013@06:53:08.

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