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Headword: Ῥακιοσυρραπτάδη
Adler number: rho,28
Translated headword: rag-stitcher
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
He who is collecting rags. For 'rags' [are] tattered outer-garments.
Greek Original:
Ῥακιοσυρραπτάδη: τὰ ῥάκη συλλέγων. ῥάκια γὰρ τὰ διερρωγότα ἱμάτια.
Note:
From the scholia to Aristophanes, Frogs 842 (web address 1), where the headword is applied in the vocative case by Aeschylus to Euripides ('who tricked out his heroes in rags': LSJ s.v.). See already under alpha 1172.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; clothing; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; stagecraft; trade and manufacture; tragedy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 January 2010@06:19:06.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 23 January 2010@22:36:08.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 24 January 2010@04:37:20.

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