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Headword: *streyodikh=sai
Adler number: sigma,1199
Translated headword: to lawsuit-twist
Vetting Status: high
To pervert lawsuits. Aristophanes in Clouds: '...but so as to lawsuit-twist for myself and to evade the creditors' -- that is to escape the creditors.
Greek Original:
*streyodikh=sai: a)ntistre/yai ta\s di/kas. *)aristofa/nhs *nefe/lais: a)ll' o(/s' e)mautw=| streyodikh=sai kai\ tou\s xrh/stas diolisqei=n. toute/sti tou\s daneista\s e)kfugei=n.
Aorist infinitive(s): Aristophanes, Clouds 434 (web address 1), with comment from the scholia there; cf. delta 1158.
See also sigma 1196.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; law
Translated by: David Whitehead on 25 April 2003@08:44:44.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 31 December 2004@12:12:49.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 1 January 2005@06:38:03.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 22 November 2005@10:12:44.
David Whitehead (tweaks; another x-ref) on 15 October 2010@06:26:36.
David Whitehead on 21 August 2011@10:25:19.


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