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Headword: Αἱρούμενος
Adler number: alphaiota,313
Translated headword: choosing
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning he] wanting.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the phrase] δεῖπνον αἱρουμένοις ["to those choosing dinner"] meaning to those who had chosen to dine.[2]
Also [sc. attested is] αἱρῇ ["you choose"] meaning you take, you share in. "And you choose the same food as them and similar drink."[3]
Greek Original:
Αἱρούμενος: βουλόμενος. καὶ Δεῖπνον αἱρουμένοις, ἀντὶ τοῦ ἑλομένοις δειπνεῖν. καὶ Αἱρῇ, ἀντὶ τοῦ λαμβάνεις, μετέχεις. σῖτόν τε αἱρῇ τὸν αὐτὸν ἐκείνοις καὶ πόμα παραπλήσιον.
Notes:
Forms of the verb αἱρέω .
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica. For this glossing cf. alphaiota 302. The present entry's αἱρούμενος is evidently extracted from somewhere.
[2] The source of the quoted phrase, not identified by Adler, is identifiable via the TLG as Philostratus, Life of Apollonius of Tyana 4.39.
[3] Quotation unidentifiable.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 27 March 2003@01:05:25.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 27 March 2003@03:21:10.
David Whitehead (augmented notes, inc a source identification; more keywords; tweaks) on 11 March 2011@07:23:41.
David Whitehead on 17 May 2012@03:36:53.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 19 May 2012@21:51:34.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 30 November 2015@05:57:29.

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