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Headword: *)aphne/steron
Adler number: alpha,3164
Translated headword: more harsh, rather harsh
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] more/rather severe.
"The leap is not harsh nor hazardous in itself. And [he] did what [he] said."[1]
Greek Original:
*)aphne/steron: a)potomw/teron. ou)k e)/stin a)phne\s ou)de\ mh\n sfalero\n e)f' e(autou= to\ ph/dhma. kai\ e)/drasen o(/per ei)=pen.
The headword, which has the same glossing in other lexica, is the comparative degree -- masculine accusative singular or neuter nominative/accusative singular -- of the adjective a)phnh/s. It must be quoted from somewhere (other than the quotation given here); extant possibilities, from Josephus onwards, are numerous.
cf. generally alpha 3163, alpha 3165, alpha 3170.
[1] Quotation unidentifiable.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 5 July 2000@23:12:14.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 16 March 2001@06:28:44.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 19 August 2002@08:34:25.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 2 March 2011@03:26:48.
David Whitehead on 29 March 2012@07:09:59.
David Whitehead (expanded primary note; cosmetics) on 9 August 2015@05:27:20.


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