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Headword: *dokou=nta
Adler number: delta,1334
Translated headword: good-seeming, being accepted
Vetting Status: high
[Used] with a dative.[1] Meaning pleasing. "He stated many things paradoxical and good-seeming to the philosophers -- many of them concerning the underworld -- to Isidore, who did not give any hearing at all to such reports."[2]
Greek Original:
*dokou=nta: dotikh=|. a)nti\ tou= a)re/skonta. polla\ le/gei para/- doca kai\ dokou=nta toi=s filoso/fois, polla\ tw=n kaq' a(/|dou, ou)/pw tina\ a)koh\n fe/ronti tw=| *)isidw/rw| tosou/twn a)kousma/twn.
The headword, evidently extracted from the quotation given, is the present participle, neuter nominative/accusative plural, of doke/w; cf. epsilon 247.
[1] As in the quotation to follow.
[2] Damascius, Life of Isidore fr. 42 Zintzen (240 Asmus).
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; philosophy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 30 January 2005@22:16:24.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 31 January 2005@03:08:26.
Catharine Roth (modified translation, at suggestion of DW) on 31 January 2005@20:41:38.
David Whitehead (modified tr; tweaking) on 16 July 2012@05:19:48.
David Whitehead on 12 November 2015@09:21:17.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 13 November 2015@01:41:55.


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