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Headword: *)adh/ritos
Adler number: alpha,466
Translated headword: undisputed
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] unconquered, without a battle, unexhausted.
"He hoped to take the booty of the enemies undisputed."[1] Meaning without battle.
Also [sc. attested is the related adverb] a)dhri/tws ["undisputedly"], [meaning] without strife.[2]
Greek Original:
*)adh/ritos: a)ni/khtos, a)/maxos, a)katapo/nhtos. th\n lei/an tw=n polemi/wn h)/lpisen a)dh/riton periairei=n. a)nti\ tou= a)/maxon. kai\ *)adhri/tws, a)filonei/kws.
The headword is masculine nominative singular of this adjective; same or similar glossing in other lexica.
[1] An approximation of Polybius 3.93.1 (which inter alia has the related adverb) on Fabius (Quintus Fabius Maximus Verrucosus 'Cunctator', the 'Delayer'; cf. OCD(4) p. 564 and epsilon 695; great-grandson of the Fabius of phi 3).
[2] Perhaps extracted from Polybius (see previous note) but more probably from somewhere else.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 March 2001@17:56:36.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword and translation; augmented note; added keywords) on 20 March 2001@05:17:48.
David Whitehead (restorative cosmetics) on 30 April 2002@07:50:27.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 10 January 2012@08:51:13.
David Whitehead (another note; cosmetics) on 19 April 2015@11:09:02.
Ronald Allen (augmented n.1, added cross-references) on 4 June 2018@21:52:17.


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