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Headword: *prosektikw/tata
Adler number: pi,2632
Translated headword: most assiduously, very assiduously
Vetting Status: high
"For the Romans decided to perform the sacrifices most carefully and most assiduously, in accordance with the ancestral statutes."[1] Meaning expensively, shrewdly.
Greek Original:
*prosektikw/tata: e)do/kei ga\r *(rwmai/wn e)pimele/stata kai\ prosektikw/tata kata\ tou\s patri/ous qesmou\s telei=n ta\s qusi/as. a)nti\ tou= polutelw=s, nounexw=s.
The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is neuter plural superlative, used adverbially, of the adjective prosektiko/s.
[1] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; historiography; history; law; religion
Translated by: David Whitehead on 6 May 2010@09:22:56.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (expanded note, set status) on 6 May 2010@17:12:12.
David Whitehead (added primary note) on 7 May 2010@03:12:23.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 27 November 2011@06:40:31.
David Whitehead on 17 October 2013@05:24:59.
David Whitehead on 24 May 2016@07:54:21.


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