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ὄλισβος

Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν -> Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.
Full diacritics: ὄλισβος Medium diacritics: ὄλισβος Low diacritics: όλισβος Capitals: ΟΛΙΣΒΟΣ
Transliteration A: ólisbos Transliteration B: olisbos Transliteration C: olisvos Beta Code: o)/lisbos

English (LSJ)

ὁ,

   A penis coriaceus, dildo, artificial penis, olisbos, baubon, Cratin.316, Ar.Lys.109, Fr.320.13. From ὀλισθεῖν ("to slip, glide"). V. ὀλισθάνω

German (Pape)

[Seite 323] ὁ, ein von Leder nachgemachtes männliches Glied; Ar. Lys. 1096 Cratin. bei Ath. XV, 676 f.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

ὄλισβος: σκύτινον ἀνδρικὸν αἰδοῖον, penis coriaceus, Κρατῖν. ἐν Ἀδήλ. 78, Ἀριστοφ. Λυσ. 109, Ἀποσπ. 309. 13.

Russian (Dvoretsky)

ὄλισβος:phallus coriaceus Arph.

Frisk Etymological English

Grammatical information: m.
Meaning: penis coriaceus [ = of leather]' (com., Herod.).
Origin: PG [a word of Pre-Greek origin]
Etymology: Obcene word with β-sufflx; after other familiar and vulgar words transformed from ὄλισθος(?); Chantraine Form. 262, Schwyzer 496)? The word will be Pre-Greek.

Frisk Etymology German

ὄλισβος: {ólisbos}
Grammar: m.
Meaning: penis coriaceus (Kom., Herod.).
Etymology : Obszönes Wort mit β-Sufflx; nach anderen familiären und vulgären Wörtern aus ὄλισθος umgebildet (Chantraine Form. 262, Schwyzer 496)?
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