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Headword: *gelasei/w
Adler number: gamma,107
Translated headword: I want to laugh
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] I am desirous of laughing.[1]
Damascius [writes]: "now the outcome of this deed will offer an excellent laugh even for one who does not at all want to laugh."[2]
Greek Original:
*gelasei/w: e)piqumhtikw=s e)/xw tou= gela=n. *dama/skios: nu=n de\ kai\ tw=| mh\ pa/nu gelasei/onti ge/lwta pare/cei gennai=on h( tou= e)/rgou die/codos.
[1] cf. already gamma 106.
[2] Damascius, Life of Isidore fr. 28 Zintzen (21 Asmus).
Keywords: biography; definition; ethics; philosophy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 3 July 2002@22:56:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords) on 4 July 2002@04:53:29.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 4 July 2002@23:37:59.
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