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Headword: Ὑφελκτέον τῶν δᾴδων
Adler number: upsilon,707
Translated headword: some of the firebrands must be pulled out
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Meaning must be removed. Aristophanes [writes]: "some of the firebrands must be pulled out and some of the meats skimmed off." They do this when the pan is bubbling, taking [it] out of the meats.
Greek Original:
Ὑφελκτέον τῶν δᾴδων: ἀντὶ τοῦ ὑφαιρετέον. Ἀριστοφάνης: ὑφελκτέον τῶν δᾴδων καὶ ἀπερυστέον τῶν κρεῶν. τοῦτο ποιοῦσιν, ὅταν παφλάζῃ ὁ λέβης, ἀφαιροῦντες ἐκ τῶν κρεῶν.
Note:
Aristophanes, Knights 920-1 (web address 1), with a shaky version of the scholia there. Also, the text itself is misquoted: 'meats' (κρεῶν ) should be 'threats' (ἀπειλῶν ).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; food; imagery
Translated by: David Whitehead on 27 April 2011@05:20:42.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 27 April 2011@23:56:09.
David Whitehead (tweaked note) on 28 April 2011@03:28:53.
David Whitehead on 11 August 2011@03:42:01.

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