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Headword: Ἐκνομίως
Adler number: epsilon,516
Translated headword: unusually
Vetting Status: high
Meaning greatly, exceedingly.
But properly [meaning] that which is beyond what has been laid down by custom.
Aristophanes in Wealth [writes]: "for he was unusually ashamed before me."[1]
It is also said ἐκνόμως .[2]
Greek Original:
Ἐκνομίως: ἀντὶ τοῦ μεγάλως, ὑπερβαλλόντως. κυρίως δὲ τὸ ὑπὲρ τὸ νενομισμένον. Ἀριστοφάνης Πλούτῳ: καὶ γὰρ ἐκνομίως μ' ᾐσχύνετο. λέγεται δὲ καὶ Ἐκνόμως.
[1] Aristophanes, Plutus 981, with scholion.
[2] i.e. without the iota. This form is not attested before Philo Judaeus (cf. under epsilon 517) and Aelian.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics
Translated by: Matthew Farmer on 20 November 2006@20:51:48.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 21 November 2006@03:31:34.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 22 November 2006@11:56:29.
David Whitehead (expanded note; tweaking) on 7 August 2012@04:00:52.
David Whitehead on 7 August 2012@04:06:14.


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