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Headword: *ou)x h(/kista
Adler number: omicron,981
Translated headword: not a little, not least
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] especially, entirely, not less.[1]
"And indeed because the king/emperor had well predicted future events, his advance plans turned out not badly for him."[2]
And elsewhere: "and not least, joining to them an additional crowd [...]."[3]
Greek Original:
*ou)x h(/kista: ma/lista, pa/nu, ou)x h(=tton. kai\ ou)=n tw=| to\n basile/a e)stoxa/sqai eu)= tw=n mello/ntwn, ou)x h(/kista a)pe/bh ta/ oi( probouleuqe/nta. kai\ au)=qis: kai\ a)/llon ou)x h(/kista ei)s au)tou\s a)narth/santes o)/xlon.
[1] (cf. eta 174, omicron 853.) Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius omicron698 Theodoridis.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable.
[3] cf. Sozomen, Historia ecclesiastica 4.20; as Adler notes, the material has been wrongly attributed to Damascius' Life of Isidore (as fr. 298 Asmus; ignored by Zintzen). The passage is quoted more fully at epsilon 813.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 11 August 2006@17:42:40.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 13 August 2006@04:33:41.
David Whitehead (expanded note 1) on 2 August 2013@05:39:58.


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