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Headword: *koinologi/a
Adler number: kappa,2556
Translated headword: common speech, consultation, dialogue
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the common dialect.[1]
But "common" [koinh=|] [is attested] meaning human, great and marvelous. "I, being struck by a common misfortune [...]."[2]
Greek Original:
*koinologi/a: h( koinh\ dia/lektos. *koinh=| de\ a)nti\ tou= a)nqrwpi/nh|, mega/lh| kai\ qaumasth=|. e)gw\ de\ koinh=| cumfora=| peplhgme/nos.
[1] Likewise in Photius and elsewhere; and cf. the related verb at kappa 2557.
[2] Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae 179 (more fully at sigma 792), with scholia pleniora. This quotation contains not the headword but the feminine dative singular of the adjective koino/s (cf. kappa 2558); but in the passage quoted kainh=|, "new", is the preferred reading (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 30 April 2008@14:58:17.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 1 May 2008@03:08:51.
David Whitehead on 19 March 2013@06:29:08.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 19 March 2013@12:56:51.
David Whitehead (my typo) on 2 May 2016@10:39:21.


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