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Headword: Οἰκόσιτος
Adler number: omicroniota,77
Translated headword: eating at home, living hand-to-mouth
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] one who works for hire and supports himself.
Greek Original:
Οἰκόσιτος: ὁ ἑαυτὸν τρέφων μισθωτός.
Notes:
Similarly already in Hesychius (omicron265).
The headword literally refers to one who dines at his own house, neither going to dinner with others nor inviting guests, because he must work in order to eat. LSJ entry at web address 1 below.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; economics; food
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 22 June 2003@22:26:55.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword, translation, note; added keywords) on 23 June 2003@10:30:24.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 27 November 2005@09:44:53.
David Whitehead (another note) on 5 August 2013@08:55:22.
David Whitehead on 7 August 2013@04:23:53.

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