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Headword: *)adia/draston
Adler number: alpha,471
Translated headword: inevitable
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] inescapable.[1]
"Anyone would be astounded by the inevitability[2] of the justice from the vengeance visited upon this man".[3]
Greek Original:
*)adia/draston: a)/fukton. kataplagei/h d' a)/n tis to\ a)dia/draston th=s di/khs e)k th=s sumba/shs tou/tw| timwri/as.
[1] The headword is masculine accusative singular or neuter nominative/accusative singular of this adjective; neuter accusative if, as seems probable (though not demonstrable), it is extracted from the quotation which follows.
[2] Greek idiom says "the inevitable".
[3] Aelian fr. 220 Domingo-Forasté (219 Hercher).
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 23 October 1999@03:45:49.
Vetted by:
William Hutton on 25 October 1999@15:41:51.
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 25 January 2001@04:35:31.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 13 August 2006@08:56:41.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks) on 10 January 2012@09:19:56.
Catharine Roth (updated reference in note 3) on 29 January 2012@22:49:17.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 20 April 2015@02:52:19.


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