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Headword: Οὐρητρίδα
Adler number: omicron,946
Translated headword: piss-pot
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a vessel for urine. Aristophanes [writes]: "this here chamberpot [ἀμίς ], if you want to piss, will be next to you, nearby on the peg."[1]
Greek Original:
Οὐρητρίδα: οὐρηρὸν ἀγγεῖον. Ἀριστοφάνης: ἀμὶς μέν, ἢν οὐρητιάσῃς, αὑτηὶ̈ παρά σοι ἠρεμήσεται ἐγγὺς ἐπὶ τοῦ παττάλου.
From alpha 1590; and cf. alpha 4471. The very rare headword noun is in the accusative singular
[1] Aristophanes, Wasps 807-808, with the gloss of the scholia there; cf. also the scholia to Frogs 542.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: Debra Hamel on 8 October 2000@22:51:58.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword; cosmetics) on 19 March 2001@10:40:44.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 2 August 2013@03:14:42.


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