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Headword: *)akribwqh/setai
Adler number: alpha,982
Translated headword: will be made precise
Vetting Status: high
[sc. Meaning] will be thought over precisely. Aristophanes [writes]: "he/she will not even put one foot in front of the other, unless it will be made precise."[1]
Greek Original:
*)akribwqh/setai: a)kribw=s melethqh/setai. *)aristofa/nhs: ou)d' a)\n probai/h to\n po/da to\n e(/teron, ei) mh\ tau=t' a)kribwqh/setai.
[1] Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae 162 (cf. 274), with comment from the scholia there. (Aristophanes' text actually has the first person. Praxagora says she will not be participating in the assembly unless all be arranged exactly in advance. See web address 1.)
For the verb cf. alpha 981.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; constitution; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; women
Translated by: Oliver Phillips ✝ on 10 June 2000@20:02:11.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 5 June 2002@07:08:42.
David Whitehead (x-ref; tweaks) on 31 January 2012@06:30:15.
Catharine Roth (changed link) on 28 April 2012@22:02:04.


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