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Headword: Δοκοῦντα
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:
Δοκοῦντα: δοτικῇ. ἀντὶ τοῦ ἀρέσκοντα. πολλὰ λέγει παρά- δοξα καὶ δοκοῦντα τοῖς φιλοσόφοις, πολλὰ τῶν καθ' ᾅδου, οὔπω τινὰ ἀκοὴν φέροντι τῷ Ἰσιδώρῳ τοσούτων ἀκουσμάτων.
The headword, evidently extracted from the quotation given, is the present participle, neuter nominative/accusative plural, of δοκέω ; 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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