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Headword: *)epidayileuo/menos
Adler number: epsilon,2280
Translated headword: being lavish
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he] bestowing extravagantly.[1]
And Herodotus [writes]: "we lavish both our mothers and sisters abundantly upon you, so you learn that you are richly honored among us."[2]
Greek Original:
*)epidayileuo/menos: polutelw=s diapraca/menos. kai\ *(hro/dotos: ta/s te mhte/ras kai\ a)delfea\s e)pidayileu/meqa u(mi=n, w(s pantelw=s ma/qete timw/menoi pro\s h(me/wn.
[1] The headword is present middle participle of e)pidayileu/w, masculine nominative singular. Same or similar glossing in other lexica. It must be quoted from somewhere; there are several extant possibilities. For the verb cf. epsilon 2028, epsilon 2281.
[2] Herodotus 5.20.4 (web address 1); but read ma/qhte "that you may learn" in the subjunctive.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; gender and sexuality; historiography; history; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 18 September 2007@01:13:22.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented n.1; tweaked tr) on 18 September 2007@03:30:28.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 11 October 2012@04:52:04.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 14 October 2012@00:21:19.


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