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Headword: Χρήσασθαι
Adler number: chi,496
Translated headword: to owe money
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to be in debt.[1]
"To 'lend' [χρῆσαι ] [is] preferable to to 'make a loan' [δανεῖσαι ]; for one lends in respect of friends, but makes loans to those one meets."[2]
Greek Original:
Χρήσασθαι: δανείσασθαι. ὅτι τὸ χρῆσαι τοῦ δανεῖσαι αἱρετώτερον: τὸ μὲν γὰρ χρῆσαι ἐπὶ φίλων, τὸ δὲ δανεῖσαι πρὸς τοὺς τυχόντας.
[1] See also epsilon 4043.
[2] Alexander of Aphrodisias, Commentaries on Aristotle's Topica 257.16-17; from delta 60.
Keywords: daily life; definition; economics; ethics; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 5 April 2008@04:34:54.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 6 April 2008@07:00:22.
David Whitehead on 13 November 2013@07:30:44.


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