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Headword: Akaridios
Adler number: alpha,803
Translated headword: momentary
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] very short.
"Human life [is] momentary and after a short time we are all laid out [sc. as corpses]."[1]
Greek Original:
Akaridios: ho brachutatos. akaridios ho anthrôpinos bios kai met' oligon pantes exetathêmen.
cf. generally alpha 800, alpha 801, alpha 802.
[1] Marcus Aurelius, Meditations 11.18.3 (where the adjective used is in fact a)kariai=os, for which see alpha 804; the a)kari/dios version is confined to lexicography).
Keywords: definition; philosophy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 6 November 2000@21:37:25.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified and augmented note; cosmetics) on 24 May 2002@08:11:09.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 23 January 2012@06:49:27.
David Whitehead (x-refs) on 4 May 2015@11:09:24.


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