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Headword: Dêmiourgei
Adler number: delta,435
Translated headword: crafts, creates, works at
Vetting Status: high
[Used] with an accusative.[1] [Meaning he/she/it] makes things which do not exist.[2]
Also [sc. attested is the related abstract noun] demiourgia ["workmanship"].
Greek Original:
Dêmiourgei: aitiatikêi. ta mê onta poiei. kai Dêmiourgia.
See also delta 436, delta 437.
[1] Similarly in syntactical lexica.
[2] i.e. which did not exist before. (Perhaps this refers to the question whether the universe was created from nothing or from pre-existing matter.) Likewise in other lexica; the headword must be quoted from somewhere.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; philosophy
Translated by: Carl Widstrand on 8 January 2000@13:11:45.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, augmented note and translation) on 4 September 2002@00:49:17.
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 4 September 2002@03:54:44.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 26 June 2012@05:36:58.
David Whitehead (another note) on 17 October 2015@09:39:57.


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