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Headword: *(/alis
Adler number: alpha,1244
Translated headword: enough
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] plentifully, sufficiently.[1]
"When he had had enough of this vengeance, he ordered him carried into the city, with both hands tied behind his back".[2]
Aristophanes [writes]: "enough sardine for me: I'm stretched out from eating". He says [this] in Broilers.[3]
And elsewhere: "the woman says that for herself she has enough honour and reverence."[4]
Greek Original:
*(/alis: dayilw=s, i(kanw=s. w(s de\ a(/lis ei)=xe tau/ths th=s timwri/as, e)ke/leusen au)to\n a)/gein ei)s th\n po/lin o)pi/sw tw\ xei=re dede- me/non. *)aristofa/nhs: a(/lis a)fu/hs moi: parate/tamai ga\r e)sqi/wn. e)n *taghnistai=s fhsi. kai\ au)=qis: h( de\ gunh\ le/gei, e(auth=| th=s timh=s kai\ tou= ge/rws a(/lis e)/xein.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica and several Homeric scholia; references at Photius alpha961 Theodoridis.
[2] Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Roman Antiquities 13.2.3.
[3] Aristophanes fr. 506 Kock, now 520 Kassel-Austin; again at theta 433 and pi 461, and see also alpha 4660.
[4] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable.
Keywords: biography; comedy; definition; epic; ethics; food; historiography; history; women; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 23 May 2000@02:11:41.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation and notes; added keywords; cosmetics) on 29 January 2001@09:43:59.
David Whitehead on 29 January 2001@09:44:52.
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 17 June 2002@04:09:01.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks) on 23 February 2011@10:34:04.
David Whitehead on 27 February 2011@04:51:43.
David Whitehead on 6 February 2012@07:54:12.
Catharine Roth (tweak) on 31 March 2012@23:04:38.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords) on 20 August 2013@06:57:04.
David Whitehead on 25 January 2015@10:16:40.
David Whitehead on 2 June 2015@03:50:01.


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