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Headword: Ἐνάργεια
Adler number: epsilon,1126
Translated headword: distinctness, vividness
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
['Distinctiveness/vividness' means] the brightness and clarity of words. But actualization [energeia] [means] the [swiftness which lies] in words.[1]
Or their collective impact.[2]
Greek Original:
Ἐνάργεια: ἡ τῶν λόγων λευκότης καὶ φανότης. Ἐνέργεια δὲ ἡ ἐν λόγοις, ἢ ἡ ἀθρόα προσβολή.
Notes:
This entry seeks to differentiate between two feminine nouns of almost identical spelling: the headword enargeia, and energeia. The latter has its own entry at epsilon 1251.
cf. epsilon 1127.
[1] cf. Etymologicum Magnum 337.53-55 (which supplies the noun 'swiftness', omitted here).
[2] John Philoponus, On Aristotle's de anima 296.25 Hayduck.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; philosophy; rhetoric
Translated by: Marcelo Boeri on 5 September 2002@13:17:50.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 20 September 2002@08:03:28.
David Whitehead (modified hw and tr; augmented and tweaked notes; more keywords) on 22 August 2012@04:46:14.
David Whitehead on 22 August 2012@04:48:17.
David Whitehead (coding and other cosmetics) on 8 January 2016@07:25:13.

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