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Headword: Παραπολύ
Adler number: pi,420
Translated headword: by far, utterly
Vetting Status: high
An adverb.[1] Meaning very, totally. Dexippus [writes]: "they utterly failed to persuade those giving advice to opt for inactivity".[2]
Aristophanes in Plutus [writes]: "most terrible deed by far". Meaning very much.[3]
Greek Original:
Παραπολύ: ἐπίρρημα. ἀντὶ τοῦ πάνυ, παντελῶς. Δέξιππος: παραπολὺ ἀπελείποντο πείθεσθαι τοῖς εἰσηγουμένοις ἡσυχίαν αἱρεῖσθαι. Ἀριστοφάνης Πλούτῳ: δεινότατον ἔργον παραπολύ. ἀντὶ τοῦ πάνυ πολύ.
For this headword see already pi 419.
[1] Added in ms. A.
[2] FGrH 100 F35.
[3] Aristophanes, Plutus [Wealth] 445, with scholion.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history
Translated by: David Whitehead on 25 July 2011@05:34:34.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 25 July 2011@18:57:39.
David Whitehead (another note) on 26 July 2011@04:00:03.
David Whitehead on 5 September 2013@05:32:23.


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