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Headword: *pria/menos
Adler number: pi,2272
Translated headword: having bought
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he] having purchased [sc. in the market].[1]
Sophocles [writes]: "I would not buy at any price the man who is encouraged by empty hopes."[2]
Greek Original:
*pria/menos: a)gora/sas. *sofoklh=s: ou)k a)\n priai/mhn ou)deno\s lo/gou broto/n, o(/stis kenai=sin e)lpi/sin qermai/netai.
For the verb cf. generally epsilon 2862, pi 2271.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius pi1161 Theodoridis. The headword participle is probably quoted from Aristophanes, Clouds 749; the scholia there also have this gloss. (For the glossing verb see alpha 300.)
[2] Sophocles, Ajax 477-8 (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; imagery; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 11 August 2004@00:01:14.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (x-ref; cosmetics) on 11 August 2004@03:39:59.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 23 October 2005@11:33:23.
Catharine Roth (added keyword) on 23 October 2005@12:20:56.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 20 December 2007@18:38:15.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 21 December 2007@08:31:55.
David Whitehead (expanded primary note; cosmetics) on 2 November 2011@10:50:54.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 2 November 2011@11:13:47.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 14 October 2013@05:08:50.


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