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Headword: *au)todi/kh|
Adler number: alpha,4491
Translated headword: by independent jurisdiction
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A term used] when someone goes to court on his own behalf and pleads his own cause.[1]
Also[2] [sc. the related verb] au)todikei=n Dinarchus [uses] to mean to define the limits of justice for ones selves.[3]
Greek Original:
*au)todi/kh|: o(/tan au)to\s di' e(autou= tis dika/zhtai kai\ au)tomaxei=. kai\ *au)todokei=n *dei/narxos a)nti\ tou= e(autoi=s ta\ di/kaia o(ri/zein.
[1] (cf. alpha 4509.) Likewise in other lexica; also (eventually) proverbial.
[2] The source now becomes Harpokration s.v. au)todikei=n.
[3] Dinarchus fr. LXVI.2 Conomis.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; law; proverbs; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 11 October 2000@04:18:17.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 28 August 2002@05:36:19.
William Hutton (set status) on 30 June 2003@06:45:53.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 1 July 2011@04:44:49.
David Whitehead on 11 September 2015@03:54:35.


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