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Headword: *)aklhti/
Adler number: alpha,898
Translated headword: unbidden, uninvited, unsummoned
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] without invitation.[1]
And [there is] a proverb: "friends party at friends' [houses] uninvited".[2] Similar to this: "good men go to good men's feasts of their own volition".[3]
Greek Original:
*)aklhti/: xwri\s klh/sews. kai\ paroimi/a: *)aklhti\ kwma/zousin ei)s fi/lous fi/loi. o(moi/a th=|, au)to/matoi a)gaqoi\ a)gaqw=n e)pi\ dai=tas i(/entai.
The headword is an adverb in the Greek.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica.
[2] cf. Zenobius 2.46 and other paroemiographers.
[3] Hesiod fr. 264.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; food; poetry; proverbs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 21 February 2000@03:24:16.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 4 June 2002@05:35:53.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 26 March 2006@09:01:07.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; another keyword) on 26 January 2012@05:32:40.
David Whitehead on 12 May 2015@11:49:08.


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