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Headword: Χρωτίζεται
Adler number: chi,551
Translated headword: imbues
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning he/she/it] associates. Aristophanes in Clouds [writes]: "[...] on account of this bravery. May good fortune attend the man because, being deeply aged, he imbues his nature" -- i.e. associates [it] -- "with rather modern matters, and cultivates wisdom."[1]
"Chromatic" [χρωματικόν ] and "diatonic" [διατονικόν ], types of music, are said about musical things.[2]
Greek Original:
Χρωτίζεται: πλησιάζει. Ἀριστοφάνης Νεφέλαις: τῆς ἀνδρείας ἕνεκα ταύτης. εὐτυχία γένοιτ' ἀνθρώπῳ ὅτι προήκων εἰς βαθὺ τῆς ἡλικίας, νεωτέροις τὴν φύσιν αὐτοῦ πράγμασι χρωτίζεται [ἤγουν πλησιάζει] καὶ σοφίαν ἐπασκεῖ. λέγεται δὲ ἐπὶ τῶν μουσικῶν χρωματικὸν καὶ διατονικόν, μουσικῆς εἴδη.
Notes:
The headword is extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Aristophanes, Clouds 511-517 (web address 1), with scholion to 516.
[2] See also kappa 1537 and chi 538.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; meter and music; philosophy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 5 April 2008@20:50:24.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 6 April 2008@08:42:45.
David Whitehead on 14 November 2013@03:39:34.

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