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Headword: *eu)/kolos
Adler number: epsilon,3543
Translated headword: agreeable
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] simple in manner, and generous.[1] Or the opposite of disagreeable [du/skolos].[2]
"He was simple and very agreeable, persuaded and induced to complain about the slave, as if he had surpassed some Odyssean and Themistoclean cleverness and villainy."[3]
Greek Original:
*eu)/kolos: a(ploi+ko\s to\n tro/pon, kai\ e)leuqe/rios. h)\ o( e)nantiou/menos tw=| dusko/lw|. o( de\ a(plou=s h)=n kai\ ma/la eu)/kolos, sumpeiqo/menos kai\ parelko/menos a)gwnia=n to\ a)ndra/podon, kaqa/per *)odu/sseio/n tina kai\ *qemisto/kleion parelhluqo/ta deino/thta kai\ panourgi/an.
The headword adjective is used as a gloss in epsilon 3577; cf. epsilon 3574.
[1] = a scholion to Aristophanes, Frogs 82, where the headword appears (web address 1).
[2] cf. Hesychius epsilon6932; Photius, Lexicon epsilon2229; Glossarium Italioticum 158 Kassel-Austin.
[3] Ascribed to Damascius, Life of Isidore (fr. 27 Zintzen, 21 Asmus), though Valckenaer and Bernhardy preferred Aelian. See also under omicron 63 and the note there.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; imagery; philosophy
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 23 February 2008@18:00:36.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 23 February 2008@19:25:19.
William Hutton (tweaked translation, augmented note, added keyword, set status) on 24 February 2008@03:34:32.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 24 February 2008@04:29:18.
William Hutton (augmented notes, added link, set status) on 24 February 2008@05:50:08.
William Hutton (cosmeticule, modified note) on 25 February 2008@07:03:59.
David Whitehead on 7 November 2012@05:31:43.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 21 December 2014@10:15:04.
David Whitehead (more keywords; coding and other cosmetics) on 1 March 2016@03:00:34.


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