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Headword: Ἐξαίσια
Adler number: epsilon,1584
Translated headword: extraordinary
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning things] beyond all marvel, [sc. valued] excessively.[1]
"Extraordinary wealth."[2]
Polybius [writes]: "there came an extraordinary greatness of storm."[3]
Greek Original:
Ἐξαίσια: παντὸς ἐπέκεινα θαύματος, ὑπερβαλλόντως. πλοῦτος ἐξαίσιος. Πολύβιος: ἐπιγίνεται χειμῶνος μέγεθος ἐξαίσιον.
Notes:
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica. The headword, neuter plural of this adjective, must be quoted from somewhere; the Septuagint (e.g. Job 9.10), according to Latte on Hesychius s.v.
[2] cf. epsilon 1088 (Damascius).
[3] Polybius fr. 38 Büttner-Wobst; cf. sigma 1500. (Compare 15.1.1 for the same idiom, with the noun in the genitive.)
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; historiography; history; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 19 May 2003@01:11:11.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; augmented note; cosmetics) on 19 May 2003@03:39:39.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 4 December 2005@09:03:22.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 11 September 2012@08:14:54.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 11 September 2012@12:30:33.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 27 January 2014@06:59:21.
David Whitehead (coding) on 14 January 2016@11:48:58.
Ronald Allen (cosmeticule n.3) on 4 September 2018@19:24:24.

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