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Headword: *(ikano/s
Adler number: iota,253
Translated headword: adequate, sufficient
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] one who is competent. For the one coming [i(ka/nwn], which means arriving, was competent for the journey. Aristophanes in Wealth [writes]: "do you evidently consider twenty deaths sufficient?"[1]
Also [sc. attested is ] *(ikano/s ["he who is sufficient"], [meaning] God.[2]
Greek Original:
*(ikano/s: o( a)rkw=n. o( ga\r i(ka/nwn, o(/ e)sti paragino/menos, h)/rkese pro\s th\n o(do/n. *)aristofa/nhs *plou/tw|: i(kanou\s nomi/zeis dh=ta qana/tous ei)/kosi; kai\ *(ikano/s, o( qeo/s.
cf. generally iota 254.
[1] Aristophanes, Wealth [Plutus] 483, with scholion.
[2] Ruth 1.21 LXX.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 25 May 2006@00:01:02.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; cosmetics) on 25 May 2006@03:14:15.
David Whitehead (x-ref; tweaking) on 10 January 2013@07:24:05.
David Whitehead (coding) on 26 April 2016@05:41:47.


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