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Headword: *)endee/steros
Adler number: epsilon,1155
Translated headword: rather inadequate
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning one who/which is] rather deficient.
"He was always rather inadequate to the prevailing need. Hence in everything he wrote one could find [items] possessing a high-minded and effective character, but not at all well-fitted to the verses".[1]
Greek Original:
*)endee/steros: e)lleipe/steros. e)ndee/steros de\ h)=n a)ei\ th=s sumbainou/shs xrei/as. dio\ kai\ o(/sa e)/grafen, eu(/roi tis a)\n to\ me\n u(yhlo/noun kai\ telesiourgo\n e)/xonta, toi=s de\ e)/pesin ou) pa/nu sunhrmosme/na.
The headword is comparative degree, masculine nominative singular, of the adjective e)ndeh/s, -e/s "needy". It is illustrated by (though not necessarily extracted from) the quotation given.
[1] Damascius, Life of Isidore, fr. 113 Zintzen (61 Asmus); cf. rho 287, tau 262.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; meter and music; poetry; rhetoric
Translated by: Antonella Ippolito on 15 October 2005@16:26:32.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation, cosmetics, status) on 16 October 2005@01:29:56.
David Whitehead (augmented ref; cosmetics) on 16 October 2005@11:36:18.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 22 August 2012@08:07:54.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 9 January 2016@09:32:12.


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