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Headword: *pro/lhyis
Adler number: pi,2494
Translated headword: preconception
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] knowledge.[1]
And elsewhere: "they remained close-mouthed on account of having formed a preconception of what was about to be said."[2]
Greek Original:
*pro/lhyis: gnw=sis. kai\ au)=qis: a)xanei=s e)/meinan tw=| pro/lhyin e)sxhke/nai tou= me/llontos le/gesqai.
See also pi 2495.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius pi1258 Theodoridis.
[2] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable.
Keywords: definition; philosophy
Translated by: Marcelo Boeri on 13 November 2004@02:39:14.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 13 November 2004@12:05:25.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 14 November 2004@05:42:44.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 16 May 2011@10:30:18.
David Whitehead on 22 November 2011@04:48:29.
David Whitehead on 16 October 2013@06:08:26.
David Whitehead (coding) on 24 May 2016@07:08:49.


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