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Headword: *kuri/ws
Adler number: kappa,2766
Translated headword: properly, strictly
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] necessarily.
And kuri/ws and a(plw=s ["simply"] mean the same: for when one says that the old man has gray hair "simply" or that every human being has five fingers, he means "necessarily."[1]
Also [sc. attested is the related superlative adjective] kuriw/taton, [meaning] most/very necessary.
Greek Original:
*kuri/ws: to\ a)nagkai/ws. kai\ kuri/ws kai\ to\ a(plw=s tau)to\n shmai/nein: o( ga\r le/gwn a(plw=s to\n ghrw=nta poliou=sqai h)\ pa/nta a)/nqrwpon pentada/ktulon ei)=nai, a)nti\ tou= a)nagkai/ws ei)=pe. kai\ *kuriw/taton, to\ a)nagkaio/taton.
[1] cf. Alexander of Aphrodisias, Commentaries on Aristotle's Topica 179.14-18.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; medicine; philosophy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 29 October 2003@01:13:10.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented headword and keywords; cosmetics) on 29 October 2003@03:32:35.
David Whitehead on 25 March 2013@08:20:46.
David Whitehead (coding) on 2 May 2016@13:18:30.


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