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Headword: Χρήσιμον πρᾶγμα
Adler number: chi,499
Translated headword: useful matter, useful thing
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
"That which offers service of [some] benefit;[1] but [something] serviceable [is] that which turns out a laudable use."
Greek Original:
Χρήσιμον πρᾶγμα: ὅ τι χρείαν ὠφελείας παρέχεται: εὔχρηστον δέ, ὅ τι χρείαν ἐπαινετὴν ἀπεργάζεται.
Notes:
Stoic doctrine quoted from Diogenes Laertius 7.99
[1] cf. already chi 497.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; philosophy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 5 April 2008@04:45:12.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 6 April 2008@07:12:24.
David Whitehead on 8 August 2011@06:09:56.

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