Suda On Line menu Search

Search results for epsilon,2787 in Adler number:
Greek display:    

Headword: *)eplhmme/lhsan
Adler number: epsilon,2787
Translated headword: they struck a false note, they were off-key
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] they were disorderly, they were lackadaisical. For [something] 'off-key' [means] lackadaisical and unrefined.[1] "[...] in order that anticipating on account of the evils they were off-key in, in the second danger they could be punished and made equal."[2]
Greek Original:
*)eplhmme/lhsan: h)ta/kthsan, e)rra|qu/mhsan. plhmmele\s ga\r to\ r(a/|qumon kai\ a)pai/deuton. i(/na u(pe\r w(=n e)plhmme/lhsan kakiw=n fqa/nontes, e)n tw=| deute/rw| profanei= kindu/nw| te i)swqw=si kolasqe/ntes.
The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is third person plural, aorist indicative active, of the verb plhmmele/w. It is probably extracted from the quotation given here (though other extant possibilities include four in the Septuagint).
[1] Thus far the entry seems to be derived from the same source as pi 1754; cf. Photius, Lexicon s.v. plhmmelei=n.
[2] Aelian fr.134 Hercher (137 Domingo-Forasté), quoted at greater length at alpha 2073, where the text is slightly different but no more intelligible.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; imagery; meter and music
Translated by: William Hutton on 20 December 2007@06:26:10.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented headword, notes, keywords) on 20 December 2007@06:36:17.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 23 October 2012@05:12:41.
David Whitehead (expanded primary note; other tweaks) on 3 February 2016@10:15:25.


Test Database Real Database

(Try these tips for more productive searches.)

No. of records found: 1    Page 1

End of search