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Headword: *)apoxrw/ntws
Adler number: alpha,3655
Translated headword: satisfactorily
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] sufficiently.[1]
Aristophanes in Broilers [writes]: "but to crown; for you are of a satisfactory age already."[2]
"He was a formidable man and had been satisfactorily educated."[2]
Greek Original:
*)apoxrw/ntws: au)ta/rkws. i(kanw=s. *)aristofa/nhs *taghnistai=s: a)lla\ stefa/nwsai. kai\ ga\r h(liki/an e)/xeis a)poxrw=san h)/dh. o( de\ h)=n deino\s a)nh\r kai\ paidei/as a)poxrw/ntws e)/xwn.
The headword adverb has the same or similar glossing in other lexica and must be quoted from somewhere -- probably Thucydides 7.77.3; cf. the scholia there.
[1] cf. generally alpha 3652 and alpha 3653.
[2] Aristophanes fr. 489 Kock, now 508 K.-A.
[3] For the second and more striking half of this phrase cf. Agathias, Histories preface 8.1.
Keywords: biography; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 11 June 2001@14:03:25.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 12 June 2001@05:38:37.
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 22 August 2002@09:50:40.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 9 April 2012@05:08:58.
David Whitehead on 24 January 2014@06:49:51.
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