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Headword: *parakoa=n
Adler number: pi,367
Translated headword: to mishear
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to misunderstand and to be off in one's thinking. For koa=n and kona=n [mean] to think.
Greek Original:
*parakoa=n: paranoei=n kai\ parafronei=n. koa=n ga\r kai\ kona=n to\ fronei=n.
= Photius pi249 Theodoridis; cf. Hesychius pi549. The headword is unattested elsewhere, though a (presumably) related participle, parakow=n is attested in late Greek. See also Hesychius pi538 (parakeko/atai: paranoei=).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: William Hutton on 21 July 2011@17:52:10.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetic) on 22 July 2011@03:30:25.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 4 September 2013@06:53:39.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 21 May 2021@00:31:43.


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