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Headword: Apochrôntôs
Adler number: alpha,3655
Translated headword: satisfactorily
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] sufficiently.[1]
Aristophanes in Broilers [writes]: "but to crown; for you are of a satisfactory age already."[2]
"He was a formidable man and had been satisfactorily educated."[2]
Greek Original:
Apochrôntôs: autarkôs. hikanôs. Aristophanês Tagênistais: alla stephanôsai. kai gar hêlikian echeis apochrôsan êdê. ho de ên deinos anêr kai paideias apochrôntôs echôn.
The headword adverb has the same or similar glossing in other lexica and must be quoted from somewhere -- probably Thucydides 7.77.3; cf. the scholia there.
[1] cf. generally alpha 3652 and alpha 3653.
[2] Aristophanes fr. 489 Kock, now 508 K.-A.
[3] For the second and more striking half of this phrase cf. Agathias, Histories preface 8.1.
Keywords: biography; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 11 June 2001@14:03:25.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 12 June 2001@05:38:37.
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 22 August 2002@09:50:40.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 9 April 2012@05:08:58.
David Whitehead on 24 January 2014@06:49:51.
David Whitehead on 22 December 2014@08:42:52.
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