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Headword: Παίσατε
Adler number: pi,892
Translated headword: dance
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] what we [sc. would convey by] παίξατε .[1] Homer [writes]: "dance, so that the guest [sc. can tell of it when he reaches home]."[2]
Greek Original:
Παίσατε: ὅπερ ἡμεῖς παίξατε. Ὅμηρος: παίσαθ', ὥς χ' ὁ ξεῖνος.
[1] cf. Hesychius pi103a, and a scholion on Aristophanes, Frogs 388; see also pi 893.
[2] Homer, Odyssey 8.251 (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; meter and music; poetry
Translated by: Amanda Aponte on 15 September 2009@11:29:22.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword and tr; another keyword; cosmetics) on 16 September 2009@03:31:26.
Catharine Roth (augmented note, added cross-reference and keywords, raised status) on 21 November 2010@01:26:51.
David Whitehead on 18 September 2013@09:45:18.


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