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Headword: *komyeuo/menoi
Adler number: kappa,2022
Translated headword: boasting about, being clever about
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning they] making false pretenses.[1] "Nevertheless they have been detected in the attempt [at] boasting about the name."[2] The statement [is] about historiographers.
Greek Original:
*komyeuo/menoi: a)lazoneuo/menoi. pefw/rantai de\ o(/mws th=| pei/ra| komyeuo/menoi th\n e)pwnumi/an. peri\ i(storiogra/fwn o( lo/gos.
[1] The headword (presumably extracted from the quotation given) is present middle participle of komyeu/w, masculine nominative plural.
[2] i.e. falsely appropriating it: Agathias, Histories preface 18.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 8 January 2009@00:49:54.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 8 January 2009@03:18:32.
David Whitehead on 11 March 2013@04:42:41.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 9 April 2013@01:55:37.


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