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Headword: *periplei/onos
Adler number: pi,1254
Translated headword: more important
Vetting Status: high
An adverb.[1]
Also [sc. attested is] periplei/stou ["most important"],[2] [sc. as illustrated in] "regarding as most important his hair, both to anoint it and to arrange it in locks".[3]
Greek Original:
*periplei/onos: e)pi/rrhma. kai\ *periplei/stou. periplei/stou ta\s tri/xas poiou/menos, e)nalei/fein te au)ta\s kai\ diatiqe/nai kata\ bostru/xous.
[1] From the phrase peri\ plei/onos [poiei=sqai], of which an instance occurs at alpha 834.
[2] From peri\ plei/stou [poiei=sqai]: cf. alpha 3321, epsilon 2171, tau 252.
[3] Synesius, In Praise of Baldness 21, PG 66.1204b; quoted already at beta 403. ('Hair', in the Greek, is plural.)
Keywords: biography; clothing; daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 23 November 2011@00:48:21.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks) on 23 November 2011@03:15:04.
David Whitehead on 26 September 2013@07:28:56.


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