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Headword: *paipa/lhma
Adler number: pi,887
Translated headword: piece of subtlety
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning him who is] a scoundrel, and inventive in wickedness, and entirely rascally with shrewdness/wit.
Greek Original:
*paipa/lhma: to\n panou=rgon, kai\ poiki/lon e)n kaki/a|, kai\ pampo/nhron su\n a)gxinoi/a|.
For this headword, a neuter noun, see also pi 888.
In the present entry, as the gloss (also in Photius [pi37 Theodoridis] and other lexica) shows, it is in the accusative case, evidently quoted from somewhere.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; imagery
Translated by: David Whitehead on 5 August 2010@10:22:27.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 5 August 2010@16:35:26.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 6 August 2010@03:19:27.
David Whitehead on 4 September 2011@05:56:05.
David Whitehead on 18 September 2013@09:37:00.


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