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Headword: Χανδόν
Adler number: chi,80
Translated headword: gapingly
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] continuously, untrustworthily, insatiably, graspingly.[1]
To drink gapingly.[2]
"But Eutropius sucking in every opportunity and chance, immoderately and gapingly, and taking his fill and busybodying, so that a father would not escape his notice in hating his child or a man hating his wife or a mother her child; no, he used to subject everyone to his judgement."[3]
Greek Original:
Χανδόν: ἀθρόως, ἀπίστως, ἀπλήστως, χωρητικῶς. πίνειν χανδόν. ὁ δὲ Εὐτρόπιος καιροῦ καὶ τύχης ἀμέτρως τε καὶ χανδὸν ἀρυόμενος καὶ κατεμφορούμενος καὶ πολυπραγμονῶν, ὥστε οὐκ ἔλαθε πατὴρ παῖδα μισῶν ἢ ἀνὴρ γυναῖκα ἢ μήτηρ τέκνον: ἀλλ' ἐξηκοντίζετο ἅπαντας πρὸς τὴν ἐκείνου γνώμην.
[1] Same or similar glossing in other lexica, including Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon, and cf. also a scholion on Homer, Odyssey 21.294, where the headword adverb occurs.
[2] Either a quoted phrase or an allusion to theta 125 (q.v.).
[3] [Eunapius] fr. 67 FHG (4.44).
Keywords: biography; children; definition; epic; ethics; food; gender and sexuality; historiography; history; imagery; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 12 March 2008@18:57:21.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 13 March 2008@05:54:31.
David Whitehead (corrected misattribution (noticed by Ronald Allen) in n.3) on 12 June 2009@03:13:54.
David Whitehead (augmented n.1; another keyword) on 8 November 2013@03:31:07.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 3 April 2015@01:06:45.


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