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Headword: *)astei=os
Adler number: alpha,4235
Translated headword: urbane
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] quick on the uptake, pleasant to look at, graceful, beautiful, humorous.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the comparative, and dative] a)steiote/rw| ["more/rather urbane"], meaning more/rather intelligent. "He found an opportunity to mislead the deceived man with a more/rather urbane act."[2]
Aristophanes says [this] about Euripides.[3]
Also [sc. attested is] a)stei/ous ["urbane men"], those speaking wittily, acting as citizens. [The verb] a)stei+/zesqai ["to speak wittily"] [is] more/rather euphemistic for putting on airs, making fun, scoffing at anything.[4]
Also [sc. attested is the adverb] a)stei/ws ["urbanely"], suitably, sensibly.
Greek Original:
*)astei=os: eu)su/netos, eu)pro/swpos, xari/eis, kalo\s, geloiw/dhs. kai\ *)asteiote/rw|, a)nti\ tou= sunetwte/rw|. o( de\ kairo\n eu(rw\n tw=| a)steiote/rw| dra/mati planh=sai to\n h)pathko/ta. peri\ *eu)ripi/dou fhsi\n *)aristofa/nhs. kai\ *)astei/ous, a)stei+zome/nous, politeuome/nous. eu)fhmo/teron a)stei/+zesqai, to\ w(rai/+zesqai, gelwtopoiei=n, a(/tina skw/ptein. kai\ *)astei/ws, prepo/ntws, froni/mws.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica, and cf. also the scholia to Plato, Republic 349B, where the headword occurs.
[2] Adler suggested Aelian as the source of this quotation, but see next note.
[3] Rather, from the scholia to Aristophanes, Frogs 902 (see web address 1 below for the text of the line); the remark pertains to alpha 4234, q.v. The passage from the scholia is also cited at delta 1498, and cf. beta 488 note 1.
[4] cf. alpha 4228, eta 603.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; philosophy; tragedy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 5 January 2002@20:16:51.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; cosmetics) on 6 January 2002@07:11:45.
Robert Dyer (added cross reference) on 7 April 2002@16:01:57.
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 26 August 2002@07:31:21.
Catharine Roth (corrected cross-reference, added another) on 5 August 2006@10:20:49.
David Whitehead (modified notes; tweaks and cosmetics) on 11 February 2011@06:39:50.
David Whitehead (typo and other cosmetics) on 25 April 2012@08:28:34.
David Whitehead on 2 September 2015@03:22:41.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 5 December 2015@01:22:48.


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