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Headword: *)adoco/tata
Adler number: alpha,505
Translated headword: utter improbabilities, very improbable [things]
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] paradoxical things, impossible things in Aristotle: "paradoxa are the opposite of endoxa, which are not altogether impossible things."[1]
Greek Original:
*)adoco/tata: ta\ para/doca, ta\ a)du/nata para\ *)aristote/lei: e)/sti de\ para/doca ta\ toi=s e)ndo/cois e)nanti/a, a(\ ou) pa/ntws h)/dh kai\ a)du/nata/ e)stin.
[1] Alexander of Aphrodisias, Commentary on Aristotle's Topica 548.4-6 (in respect of Topica 159a19-20, where this neuter plural occurs).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; philosophy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 March 2001@18:03:05.
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David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 30 April 2002@09:30:05.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 30 July 2007@10:12:08.
David Whitehead on 11 January 2012@06:49:13.
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