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Headword: *)allotriopragei=n
Adler number: alpha,1346
Translated headword: to meddle in others' business
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to give hostile counsel.
"They noted that he did nothing to meddle in others' business, nor to stir up change."[1]
Greek Original:
*)allotriopragei=n: e)xqrw=s bouleu/esqai. e)shmeiou=nto mhde\n au)to\n a)llotriopragei=n, mhde\ kainotomei=n.
[1] Quotation unidentifiable, though Adler notes that the C19 Suda editor G. Bernhardy saw 'Polybian colour' in it. He will have had in mind Polybius 5.41.8, the only instance of this infinitive outside lexicography.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 1 June 2000@06:28:49.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 22 February 2001@07:45:38.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr and note; another keyword) on 24 February 2011@04:24:11.
David Whitehead (tweaked note) on 9 February 2012@06:15:42.
David Whitehead on 12 June 2015@09:03:00.


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