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Headword: *so/loi
Adler number: sigma,781
Translated headword: Soloi, Soli
Vetting Status: high
A city of Sicily and of Cyprus; from it [comes the term] solecism, [meaning those] speaking gibberish in accordance with their own dialect.[1]
Solon founded this city, and it took its name from him.[2]
Alternatively solecism [means] the wrenching of safe/sound language.[3] [The adjective] so/os [spelled] with an omicron also [occurs]. From this also [comes] laoso/os, [meaning] she who saves the people.[4]
Greek Original:
*so/loi, po/lis *sikeli/as kai\ *ku/prou: a)f' w(=n o( soloikismo/s: barbari/zontes kata\ th\n i)di/an glw=ssan. *so/lwn de\ tau/thn kti/zei, a)f' ou(= th\n e)pwnumi/an i)/sxei. h)\ *soloikismo/s, o( tou= sw/|ou lo/gou ai)kismo/s. so/os kai\ dia\ tou= o mikrou=. e)/nqen kai\ laosso/os, h( to\n lao\n sw/|zousa.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius sigma417 Theodoridis. 'Sicily' is a mistake for Cilicia (cf. under sigma 776). See also beta 104, theta 242, and sigma 782.
[2] For Solon, and this particular (improbable) assertion about him, see already under sigma 776.
[3] From Choeroboscus on Theodosius (Grammatici Graeci The lexicographer offers an alternative derivation for "solecism": from "wrenching" (ai)kismo/s) and "sound" (sw=|os) and "speech" (lo/gos).
[4] This etymology has already been given at lambda 112, and reappears at sigma 788; but see the note to lambda 112.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; history; rhetoric
Translated by: Ross Scaife ✝ on 10 October 2002@10:40:59.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, augmented notes) on 10 October 2002@15:19:15.
Catharine Roth (improved betacode) on 10 October 2002@19:07:57.
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 11 October 2002@03:02:37.
Catharine Roth (augmented notes, after a suggestion from Ross Scaife) on 14 October 2002@17:08:20.
Catharine Roth (augmented notes) on 16 October 2002@18:04:18.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; augmented n.4; more keywords) on 1 August 2008@03:50:26.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 14 October 2010@08:13:25.
David Whitehead on 30 December 2013@06:31:11.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 13 March 2014@05:19:48.
David Whitehead (cosmeticule) on 7 April 2014@05:18:06.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 21 March 2015@23:43:39.


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