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did the greeks have any funny euphemisms for the genitals?
Ohhhh yes they did.
The entire play “Lysistrata” by Aristophanes is full of euphemisms and offhand jokes about genitals.
A woman in the play, Myrrhine, and her husband Kinesias were named thus to evoke a sexual images. Myrrhine because to the Greeks myrtle wreaths were often related to female genitals, and Kinesias because his name refers to sexual acts as well.
Furthermore, throughout the play (which if you haven’t read you definitely should- it’s hilarious) Aristophanes plays on innuendo in his speech, as in this section:LYSISTRATA: Who is this that penetrates our positions? KINESIAS: I. LYSISTRATA: A man? KINESIAS: Every inch. (indicating his erect phallus) LYSISTRATA: Then inch yourself out of here!
And that’s only a single section of one play. There is so much more.
The Greeks enjoyed a lot of humor that might be viewed as “low-brow” by today’s standards, and that makes for some interesting reads, especially translating.
[I would get you specific Greek words as examples, but I’m currently studying for finals and this was the best I could do off the top of my head. Hope it helped!]