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Headword: *ceni/zein
Adler number: xi,29
Translated headword: to act like a foreigner; to receive a guest
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to employ a foreign language or foreign customs. It also means to receive someone for the sake of guest-friendship.
Greek Original:
*ceni/zein: ce/nh| xrh=sqai fwnh=| h)\ cenikoi=s e)pithdeu/masi. dhloi= de\ kai\ to\ ceni/as xa/rin tina\ u(pode/casqai.
The latter meaning is the more common: see LSJ s.v.
Same or similar entry in other lexica; references at Photius xi15 Theodoridis.
cf. xi 30, epsilon 1628.
Keywords: daily life; definition; ethics
Translated by: James L. P. Butrica ✝ on 16 February 2000@13:47:31.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (rearranged, added note and keyword) on 22 May 2002@18:50:56.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 22 May 2002@18:54:25.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 29 November 2002@01:05:47.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 25 May 2007@10:19:12.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword; tweaking) on 18 June 2013@08:59:32.


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