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Headword: *)asu/staton
Adler number: alpha,4291
Translated headword: incoherent
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] not holding together or solid, but loose in composition and vainglorious. Or disordered, unconvincingly putting together.
Greek Original:
*)asu/staton: ou) sunestw=ta ou)de\ pukno\n, a)ll' a)raio\n e)n th=| poih/sei kai\ kompw/dh. h)\ a)dia/qeton, a)piqa/nws suntiqe/nta.
From the scholia to Aristophanes, Clouds 1367 (where this adjective -- masculine accusative singular -- is used of Aeschylus). See already alpha 2840, and cf. psi 127.
Keywords: biography; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; tragedy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 14 March 2002@18:47:49.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headoword and translation; added note and keywords) on 15 March 2002@06:34:56.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 26 April 2012@06:51:09.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 24 January 2014@09:29:33.
David Whitehead on 2 September 2015@04:36:01.


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