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Headword: *palama=sqai
Adler number: pi,40
Translated headword: to take in hand, to manage
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to contrive.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the imperative] palama/sqw ["let him manage"]: "in addition to this let him manage what is necessary, and let him contrive everything against me; 'for the right is with me, and justice will be my ally, and I will not be caught in wrong-doing.'"[2]
And elsewhere: "whatever [he/she/it] manages."[3] Meaning contrives.
And a)pa/lamnos in Homer [is used to mean] an unskillful [man].[4]
Greek Original:
*palama=sqai: texna/zesqai. kai\ *palama/sqw: pro\s tau=q' o(/ ti xrh= kai\ palama/sqw, kai\ pa=n e)p' e)moi\ tektaine/sqw: to\ ga\r eu)= met' e)mou=, kai\ to\ di/kaion cu/mmaxon e)/stai. kai\ ou) mh/q' a(lw= kaka\ pra/sswn. kai\ au)=qis: o(poi=a palama=tai. a)nti\ tou= texna/zetai. kai\ *)apa/lamnos par' *(omh/rw|, o( a)/texnos.
cf. generally pi 39, pi 41, pi 48.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius pi55 Theodoridis. The headword, present infinitive of palama/omai, must be quoted from somewhere (perhaps Xenophon, Cyropaedia 4.3.17).
[2] Aristophanes, Acharnians 659-664 (web address 1), with fuller scholia. The quotation is Euripides fr. 918 Nauck, for which see already at alpha 1404.
[3] Quotation unidentifiable.
[4] Homer, Iliad 5.597 (web address 2).
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; historiography; imagery; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 12 August 2010@01:30:21.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 12 August 2010@03:18:21.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 26 August 2011@05:13:57.
Catharine Roth (added headword alternative) on 27 August 2011@16:40:21.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; tweaking) on 9 August 2013@04:09:50.
Catharine Roth (corrected reference) on 27 July 2014@23:28:24.


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