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Headword: *)/exqion
Adler number: epsilon,4020
Translated headword: more inimical
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] most hated/hateful.[1]
Sophocles [writes]: "for nothing is more inimical than bad counsel. [...] I do not wish to live by these laws."[2]
Greek Original:
*)/exqion: e)xqro/taton. *sofoklh=s: boulh=s ga\r ou)de/n e)stin e)/xqion kakh=s. tou/tois e)gw\ zh=n toi=s no/mois ou) bou/lomai.
cf. epsilon 4021.
[1] Comparative (and thus awkwardly glossed here) of e)xqro/s, neuter nominative/accusative singular.
[2] Sophocles, Electra 1047 (web address 1) and, by way of context, 1043.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; law; tragedy
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 8 February 2008@22:47:15.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added note, link, and keyword; set status) on 9 February 2008@21:13:09.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; augmented and rearranged notes) on 10 February 2008@05:53:13.
David Whitehead on 21 November 2012@05:35:47.


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