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Headword: Ὑποπίνειν
Adler number: upsilon,562
Translated headword: to get tipsy
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Meaning to get intoxicated.[1] So Nicophon [sc. uses the word].[2]
Greek Original:
Ὑποπίνειν: ἀντὶ τοῦ μεθύσκεσθαι. οὕτως Νικοφῶν.
Notes:
Present infinitive of the verb ὑποπίνω , which also means “to drink moderately” or “slowly”. Identically glossed in Photius. See also under beta 574 and chi 362 (at the end of the entry).
[1] Present middle/passive infinitive of the verb μεθύσκω , which is causal for μεθύω .
[2] Nicophon fr. 11 Kock (19 K.-A.); Anonymus Antiatticista s.v. identifies the comedy’s title as Pandora (cf. kappa 2546).
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 22 June 2008@14:31:01.
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