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Headword: *katalalw=
Adler number: kappa,609
Translated headword: I slander
Vetting Status: high
[Used] with a genitive in reference to living things. "You sit and slander your own brother".[1] Also, "they slandered God and said [...]."[2] But in reference to non-living things, [it is used] with an accusative: "do not slander the neighbouring [place?], but rather honor [it]."[3]
Greek Original:
*katalalw=: genikh=| e)pi\ e)myu/xwn. kaqh/menos kata\ tou= a)delfou= sou katela/leis. kai\, katela/lhsan tou= qeou= kai\ ei)=pon. e)pi\ de\ a)yu/xwn ai)tiatikh=|. mh\ katala/lei to\n geitniw=nta, a)lla\ ma=llon ti/ma.
See the related noun katalalia/ at kappa 608.
[1] Psalm 49.20 LXX.
[2] Psalm 77.19 LXX.
[3] Quotation unidentifiable (but for its first part cf. Ephraem the Syrian, Ad imitationem proverbiorum p.209: mh\ katala/lei to\n plhsi/on).
Keywords: Christianity; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 14 November 2005@11:38:38.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; augmented notes) on 15 November 2005@02:53:00.
David Whitehead (expanded n.3; more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 31 May 2011@05:01:21.
David Whitehead on 31 May 2011@05:01:56.
David Whitehead on 31 January 2013@08:21:00.
Catharine Roth (tweak) on 13 October 2015@23:44:28.
David Whitehead (coding) on 29 April 2016@07:27:53.


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