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Headword: *)/agan e)gkei=sqai tw=|de
Adler number: alpha,143
Translated headword: to be too vehement against someone
Vetting Status: high
For instance to make accusations and to lambaste.
Greek Original:
*)/agan e)gkei=sqai tw=|de: oi(=on ai)tia=sqai kai\ a)potei/nesqai.
Fuller entry in Photius (Lexicon alpha104 Theodoridis) and elsewhere -- prompted by the use of this idiom (of the Spartans) in Aristophanes, Acharnians 309 (web address 1): oi(=s a)/gan e)gkei/meqa.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; ethics; geography
Translated by: William Hutton on 28 March 2000@00:58:52.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 9 February 2001@10:53:52.
Jennifer Benedict (added link) on 26 March 2008@01:06:07.
David Whitehead (augmented note; cosmetics) on 27 March 2008@07:53:31.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 23 December 2011@05:27:28.
David Whitehead on 16 August 2013@08:06:19.


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