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Headword: *paragwgai=s
Adler number: pi,314
Translated headword: with misleading arguments
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] with deceptions.[1] "By cheating us always and every day with sophistries and misleading arguments they have dishonestly become owners of our possessions."[2]
Greek Original:
*paragwgai=s: e)capa/tais. sofi/smasi de\ kai\ paragwgai=s a)ei/ te kai\ kaqhme/ran h(ma=s e)kkrou/ontes ku/rioi tw=n h(mete/rwn e)k tou= paralo/gou gege/nhntai.
The headword, dative plural of paragwgh/, is presumably extracted from the quotation given. For this sense of it see generally LSJ s.v., II.
[1] For this glossing cf. Hesychius s.v. paragwgai/.
[2] Procopius, History of the Wars of Justinian 7.16.22 = Constantine Porphyrogenitus, De Legationibus (de Boor) p. 114; also quoted at pi 385.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; historiography; history; rhetoric
Translated by: Robert Leigh on 6 September 2009@16:27:50.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (added note and keywords, tweaks and cosmetics, raised status) on 7 September 2009@23:11:18.
David Whitehead (another note; cosmetics) on 13 September 2009@07:07:26.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 29 August 2011@07:34:20.
David Whitehead on 29 August 2011@07:34:39.
David Whitehead on 14 August 2013@05:34:17.


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