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Headword: Adolôs
Adler number: alpha,502
Translated headword: guilelessly
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] simply, truthfully. [...] but falsehood [is] complicated and full of guile.
Greek Original:
Adolôs: haplôs, alêthôs. to de pseudos peripeplegmenon kai dolou meston.
Abbreviated from a longer entry in Photius (Lexicon alpha373 Theodoridis), where the second part begins: 'for truth is something simple and without guile, but etc.'.
The headword adverb is presumably quoted from somewhere but it is too common to identify the source.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics
Translated by: Sean M. Redmond on 22 October 1999@11:39:16.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (Altered wording.) on 21 August 2000@23:07:24.
David Whitehead (modified translation; added note; cosmetics) on 10 June 2003@05:14:39.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 30 July 2007@10:03:59.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr and notes) on 11 January 2012@06:38:24.
David Whitehead on 19 August 2013@05:58:57.
Catharine Roth (deleted link) on 3 November 2013@00:38:47.


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