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Headword: *)aeilogei=s
Adler number: alpha,628
Translated headword: you are always speaking; you are a chatterbox
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] You always talk.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the related noun] aeilogia, saying a lot or saying the same thing or forever finding it possible to speak.[2]
[sc. Another sense of] aeilogia: being always called to account and scrutiny. So Demosthenes and Isaeus [sc. use it].[3]
Greek Original:
*)aeilogei=s: a)ei\ lalei=s. kai\ *)aeilogi/a, polulogi/a h)\ tautologi/a h)\ to\ dia\ panto\s e)cei=nai le/gein. *)aeilogi/a: to\ a)ei\ lo/gon kai\ eu)qu/nas u(pe/xein. ou(/tws *dhmosqe/nhs kai\ *)isai=os.
[1] The headword -- a phrase in translation, a single verb in the Greek -- is unattested outside lexicography; presumably quoted from somewhere.
[2] Same material in Photius and elsewhere.
[3] Demosthenes 19.2 and 57.27 (web addresses 1 & 2); Isaeus fr. 141 Sauppe; both cited from Harpokration s.v.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; law; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 9 May 2002@05:57:08.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added links) on 9 May 2002@17:06:37.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 23 July 2003@08:01:03.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; tweaks and cosmetics) on 20 July 2011@06:14:45.
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