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Headword: *)aparaith/tws
Adler number: alpha,2922
Translated headword: mercilessly
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] inexorably.
"They mercilessly killed everyone who met [them] on account of their anger."[1]
Greek Original:
*)aparaith/tws: a)sugxwrh/tws. pa/ntas de\ tou\s peritugxa/nontas a)paraith/tws a)pe/kteinon dia\ th\n o)rgh/n.
Same entry in ps.-Zonaras. The headword adverb is perhaps extracted from the quotation given, though not necessarily so; there are numerous other possibilities, from Thucydides onwards. (The glossing adverb is in fact much rarer than the headword one.)
[1] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 December 2000@12:46:05.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 14 March 2001@07:12:20.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks) on 28 February 2011@08:53:04.
David Whitehead (expanded primary note) on 25 March 2012@06:24:24.
David Whitehead on 3 August 2015@09:09:40.


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