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Headword: Ἀμεταστρεπτί
Adler number: alpha,1560
Translated headword: straightforwardly, straightway
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] unhesitatingly,[1] without turning backwards.
Look under ἀπονητί ["fatiguelessly"].[3]
Greek Original:
Ἀμεταστρεπτί: ἀμελλητί, μὴ ἐπιστρεφόμενον εἰς τοὐπίσω. ζήτει ἐν τῷ ἀπονητί.
Notes:
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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