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Headword: *cune/sews
Adler number: xi,133
Translated headword: of understanding
Vetting Status: high
[cune/sews means the same as] sune/sews, [i.e.] of intelligence.[1] "He was mild and well advanced of [= in] understanding" -- ['well'] meaning nicely and to a high degree -- "and knowledgeable in laying claim to virtue."[2]
Greek Original:
*cune/sews: sune/sews, fronh/sews. o( de\ pra=os h)=n kai\ cune/sews eu)= h(/kwn [a)nti\ tou= kalw=s kai\ e)pi\ plei=ston] kai\ a)reth=s metapoiei=sqai e)cepista/menos.
[1] Genitive singulars, the headword one extracted from the quotation given. The first glossing word simply gives the common form of the headword (sune/sews, where Procopius has used the Atticizing cune/sews; the second proffers a synonym.
[2] Procopius, History of the Wars of Justinian 3.3.6. See more fully at iota 468.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography
Translated by: James L. P. Butrica ✝ on 21 February 2000@12:19:56.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (rearranged, augmented notes, added keywords) on 10 January 2002@18:16:24.
David Whitehead (augmented note; added keyword) on 11 January 2002@03:11:06.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics; raised status) on 17 September 2007@05:22:24.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 19 June 2013@08:06:04.


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