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Headword: *)anti/proika
Adler number: alpha,2718
Translated headword: cheaply, next to nothing
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] similar [...].[1]
"The people were vexed for next to nothing, and rumour set in".[2]
Greek Original:
*)anti/proika: o(/moia. a)nti/proika o( dh=mos h)gana/kthse, kai\ qrou=s u(pech/fqh.
The headword adverb is presumably (though not necessarily) extracted from the quotation given.
[1] The gloss does not make sense as it stands: a word or phrase is surely missing.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable (Adler suggests Aelian); cf. tau 763. For antiproika in a classical source see Xenophon, Agesilaos 1.18.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 12 November 2000@23:00:05.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes) on 13 November 2000@06:39:59.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 15 August 2002@04:45:54.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 28 February 2011@04:51:18.
David Whitehead on 19 March 2012@04:56:52.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 23 January 2014@08:38:14.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 30 October 2014@00:38:42.


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