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Headword: *to\ kataku/llwma
Adler number: tau,737
Translated headword: the extremity, the turning-point
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the limit and high-point of the evils.
Greek Original:
*to\ kataku/llwma: to\ pe/ras kai\ a)nwta/tw tw=n kakw=n.
The headword phrase, presumably (in view of its definite article) quoted from somewhere, is similarly glossed in other lexica -- including Etymologicum Magnum 761.40-41, where, spelled with a single lambda, it is categorised as 'rhetorical'.
For the literal sense of the noun ('a particular case of lameness') see LSJ s.v.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; imagery; medicine; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 8 November 2007@06:55:15.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 8 November 2007@10:37:27.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 12 November 2007@03:26:29.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 14 August 2011@09:38:47.
David Whitehead on 14 January 2014@06:12:51.
David Whitehead on 29 May 2016@04:10:03.


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