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Headword: Βασκανία
Adler number: beta,167
Translated headword: prejudice, slander
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
and [sc. also attested is the related adjective βάσκανος , meaning] prejudiced/slanderous.
They apply the [word] slanderous simply to verbal abuse. "You do not lie, despite being very slanderous."[1]
Greek Original:
Βασκανία καὶ Βάσκανος. ὅτι τὸ βάσκανος ἁπλῶς ἐπὶ λοιδορίας τιθέασιν. οὐ ψεύδει καίπερ σφόδρα βάσκανος οὖσα.
Notes:
cf. generally beta 168, beta 169.
[1] Aristophanes, Plutus [Wealth] 571 (addressing Penury), preceded by comment from the scholia there.
Keywords: comedy; definition; ethics
Translated by: Craig Gibson on 6 June 2002@10:26:12.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 7 June 2002@05:26:36.
David Whitehead (internal rearrangement; modified tr; augmented notes and keywords) on 27 August 2007@09:07:16.
David Whitehead on 23 May 2012@07:18:47.
Catharine Roth (tweak) on 12 June 2012@01:01:33.
David Whitehead on 17 September 2015@10:28:19.

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