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Headword: Ἀμεταστρεπτί
Adler number: alpha,1560
Translated headword: straightforwardly, straightway
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] unhesitatingly,[1] without turning backwards.
Look under ἀπονητί ["fatiguelessly"].[3]
Greek Original:
Ἀμεταστρεπτί: ἀμελλητί, μὴ ἐπιστρεφόμενον εἰς τοὐπίσω. ζήτει ἐν τῷ ἀπονητί.
This adverb has the same glossing in other lexica, including Timaeus' Platonic Lexicon. Perhaps, therefore, it is extracted from Plato (Republic 620E or Laws 854C; cf. Latte on Hesychius s.v.), though there are numerous other possibilities.
[1] cf. alpha 1548.
[2] alpha 3454.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; philosophy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 29 July 2000@10:50:32.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 17 July 2002@08:50:47.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 13 February 2012@09:15:25.
David Whitehead on 13 February 2012@09:17:48.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 21 December 2014@23:23:01.
David Whitehead on 22 December 2014@03:12:59.


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