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Headword: *)epieike/s
Adler number: epsilon,2312
Translated headword: decent, suitable
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning something] proper, appropriate,[1] convenient.
Greek Original:
*)epieike/s: pre/pon, kaqh=kon, prosh=kon.
Neuter singular of this adjective; same or similar glossing, variously, in other lexica, including Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon, and in the scholia on Homer, Iliad 1.547, where it occurs.
For the concept cf. epsilon 2313, epsilon 2314, epsilon 2315. For the moral sense of the word see Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics 1102b10, 1113b14, 1126b26, 1127b3, and passim.
[1] In a moral sense 'due or appropriate action': see kappa 76, kappa 77.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; philosophy
Translated by: Marcelo Boeri on 30 November 2003@16:08:21.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (internal rearrangement; augmented notes; cosmetics) on 1 December 2003@03:33:41.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 18 November 2005@10:10:51.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords) on 11 October 2012@07:02:29.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 12 October 2012@23:21:04.
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