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Headword: Epeuônizôn
Adler number: epsilon,2099
Translated headword: lowering a price
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning he] reaping profit.
Greek Original:
Epeuônizôn: kerdainôn.
Notes:
Same or similar entry in other lexica. The headword is present participle, nominative masculine singular, of the verb e)peuwni/zw. It must be quoted from somewhere; Theodoridis on Photius s.v. suggests Basil of Caesarea (PG 29.269b) but there are several other possibilities (in e.g. Plutarch, Philo Judaeus, Cassius Dio).
The gloss assumes a (common-sense) principle that lowering the price increases sales volume.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; historiography; religion; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Emily Rossow on 28 September 2006@03:20:30.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (added note and keywords, cosmetics) on 28 September 2006@03:25:30.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics; raised status) on 28 September 2006@05:32:49.
William Hutton (added another keyword) on 28 September 2006@06:50:45.
David Whitehead on 7 October 2012@06:16:11.
David Whitehead (expanded note; more keywords) on 29 August 2013@04:01:44.

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