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Headword: *telesko/menos
Adler number: tau,263
Translated headword: initiate
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] one who is being initiated, one who is being fulfilled, one who is inspired by a god.
Greek Original:
*telesko/menos: teleiou/menos, plhrou/menos, e)nqousiw=n.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius tau136, where Theodoridis notes the view (standard since the nineteenth century) that the Suda's headword, telesko/menos, is faulty. It should be telisko/menos, taken to be quoted from Deuteronomy 23.19 LXX. See generally LSJ s.v. teli/skw.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 1 December 2013@00:36:12.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded note; tweaking) on 1 December 2013@04:37:04.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 1 December 2013@08:17:33.
David Whitehead on 8 January 2014@04:04:10.
David Whitehead on 27 May 2016@10:02:41.


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