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Headword: Ἐσκευώρησεν
Adler number: epsilon,3147
Translated headword: contrived
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] plotted.[1] Out of which also [sc. comes the cognate noun] σκευωρία [contrivance], [meaning] a plot.[2]
Greek Original:
Ἐσκευώρησεν: ἐπεβούλευσεν. ἐξ οὗ καὶ σκευωρία, ἡ ἐπιβουλή.
The headword, evidently quoted from somewhere, is unattested in this form outside lexicography, though without the nu-moveable it has a single independent attestation, from the fourth century CE: in the rhetorician Sopater's Division of Questions (Rhetorici Graeci 8.67.28 Walz).
[1] Hesychius epsilon6231 had also used this synonym for the headword, but as the second gloss after ἔβλαψεν ("[he/she/it] harmed").
[2] cf. sigma 565, and similar entries in the at Etymologicum Gudianum 503.29 and Lexica Segueriana 365.25.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; politics; rhetoric
Translated by: William Hutton on 22 May 2007@05:31:46.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 22 May 2007@06:27:37.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 22 May 2007@11:24:52.
David Whitehead (rearranged notes; more keywords; cosmetics) on 31 October 2012@04:44:40.
David Whitehead (expanded and tweaked notes; another keyword) on 15 February 2016@10:38:39.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 27 December 2017@00:56:47.


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