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Headword: Adikein
Adler number: alpha,483
Translated headword: to do injustice
Vetting Status: high
[Used] with an accusative.[1] [Meaning] to harm [someone] willingly.[2]
"Not to suffer injustice [is] divine, glorious, and distinctive; for a god will be wronged by no one."[3]
Greek Original:
Adikein. aitiatikêi. to blaptein hekonta. to de mê adikeisthai theon, endoxon kai enarges: hup' oudenos gar theos adikêthêsetai.
[1] So too the Syntacticum Gudianum.
[2] cf. Aristotle, Rhetoric 1.1368b6 (web address 1 below).
[3] Tentatively attributed by Adler to Damascius; now Damascius, Life of Isidore fr. 371 Zintzen.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; law; philosophy; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: David Mirhady on 20 May 1999@13:18:28.
Vetted by:
William Hutton on 21 November 1999@13:29:35.
Catharine Roth (Altered wording, added link.) on 13 July 2000@23:20:39.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 18 September 2000@10:45:27.
David Whitehead (modified note; added keywords; cosmetics) on 10 June 2003@04:57:37.
Catharine Roth (keyword, coding) on 22 November 2005@11:37:47.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; tweaks) on 10 January 2012@11:23:38.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 27 November 2014@23:14:11.


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