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Headword: Σφοδροῦ
Adler number: sigma,1753
Translated headword: intense, serious
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] conspicuous, expensive. "And when the drinking had become intense, Parsondes, laying a trap, was drinking little himself but ordering the attendant to pour a lot for them."[1]
Greek Original:
Σφοδροῦ: λαμπροῦ, πολυδαπάνου. σφοδροῦ τε πότου γενομένου, ἐνεδρεύων ὁ Παρσώνδης αὐτὸς μὲν ὀλίγον ἔπινεν, ἐκείνοις δὲ πολὺν ἐγχεῖν τῷ θεράποντι ἐκέλευε.
The headword, genitive singular of this adjective, is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] For this quotation, once attributed to Nicolaus of Damascus, see the notes at pi 2142 (and epsilon 1604). Parsondes = pi 731.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; food; geography; historiography; history
Translated by: David Whitehead on 17 February 2013@04:43:06.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 17 February 2013@05:45:37.
David Whitehead (corrected note numbering; another x-ref) on 17 February 2013@05:54:39.
David Whitehead on 5 January 2014@07:32:18.


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