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Headword: *)arxai=a
Adler number: alpha,4069
Translated headword: principals
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the capital sums of debts. Aristophanes in Clouds [writes]: "[weep, you moneylenders] yourselves and your principals and your compound interests."[1]
Greek Original:
*)arxai=a: ta\ kefa/laia tw=n xrew=n. *)aristofa/nhs *nefe/lais: au)toi/ te kai\ ta)rxai=a kai\ to/koi to/kwn.
The headword, a neuter plural, is extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Aristophanes, Clouds 1155-56 (web address 1 below), with scholion; more fully at iota 483.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 11 April 2001@18:42:32.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added keyword) on 22 April 2001@07:16:04.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 25 August 2002@10:03:24.
David Whitehead (tweaked reference; added a keyword) on 14 June 2006@04:24:58.
Catharine Roth (updated link) on 10 November 2011@00:57:08.
David Whitehead (added primary note and another keyword; cosmetics) on 10 November 2011@03:11:14.
David Whitehead on 1 September 2015@02:46:06.


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