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Headword: Ἔνιοι
Adler number: epsilon,1355
Translated headword: some
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] notable [men]; or some [sc. but not others], or certain [men].
Greek Original:
Ἔνιοι: φανεροί: ἢ οἱ μέν, ἢ τινές.
Notes:
Similarly already in Hesychius epsilon3112. The headword -- masculine nominative plural of ἔνιος (cf. epsilon 1327) -- must be quoted from somewhere, but is far too commonplace to track down.
The 'notable' sense is not registered by LSJ, and might simply be an over-interpretation of passages which contrast a large group with a smaller (notionally more select) one.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 20 October 2005@11:52:18.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 21 October 2005@03:12:58.
David Whitehead (tweaked note; cosmetics) on 27 August 2012@06:27:54.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 12 January 2016@08:13:33.

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