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Headword: *paradiaita=sqai
Adler number: pi,328
Translated headword: to live off [someone]
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to obtain sustenance at someone else's expense.
Greek Original:
*paradiaita=sqai: to\ par' e(te/rw| tini\ tre/fesqai.
Same entry in Photius (Lexicon pi219 Theodoridis). The headword is present infinitive of the rare verb paradiaita/omai, perhaps (though not necessarily) extracted from somewhere -- could be from Heliodorus, Aethiopica 8.3.4.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; food
Translated by: William Hutton on 16 October 2001@18:17:07.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 17 October 2001@03:29:36.
David Whitehead (note; more keywords; tweaks) on 11 May 2011@10:44:39.
David Whitehead on 29 August 2011@07:40:07.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 15 August 2013@06:22:44.
David Whitehead (coding) on 21 May 2016@10:46:27.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 15 May 2021@19:31:46.


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