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Headword: Πατάγου χυτρίου
Adler number: pi,773
Translated headword: of a cooking-pot clatter
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Meaning [of a clatter] of pottery. From a part the whole [sc. category is designated].[1] The pottery is being shattered in the springs. For cooking-pots they do not dip.
Greek Original:
Πατάγου χυτρίου: ἀντὶ τοῦ κεραμέου. ἐκ μέρους τὸ πᾶν. συντρίβεται δὲ τὰ κεράμια παρὰ ταῖς κρήναις. οὐ γὰρ χύτρας βάπτουσιν.
Notes:
From a scholion on Aristophanes, Lysistrata 329, where the present headword phrase -- in the genitive -- occurs (but with the adjective spelled χυτρείου : web address 1).
On χύτραι as a subclass of pottery, cf. chi 616.
[1] i.e. the idiom of pars pro toto.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 18 April 2011@11:46:02.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; another keyword; tweaks) on 25 April 2011@04:54:26.
David Whitehead on 2 September 2011@07:39:49.
David Whitehead on 18 September 2013@03:55:32.

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