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Headword: Ἀγέλαστα
Adler number: alpha,181
Translated headword: not to be laughed at, unamusing
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] those [actions] that deserve not laughter, but indignation.
Greek Original:
Ἀγέλαστα: τὰ μὴ γέλωτος ἄξια, ἀλλ' ἀγανακτήσεως.
Note:
Neuter plural of this adjective, quoted from Homer, Odyssey 8.307 (ἔργ' ἀγέλαστα ); cf. Apollonius, Homeric Lexicon 4.21-23.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics
Translated by: Gregory Hays on 4 June 1999@15:08:31.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (altered headword) on 11 February 2001@09:44:58.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 29 December 2011@06:32:16.
David Whitehead on 18 August 2013@06:11:21.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 5 April 2015@23:16:56.

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