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Headword: *ei)/ g' e)qe/leis
Adler number: epsiloniota,16
Translated headword: if indeed you wish
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] if you have [sc. good] judgment, if you are sensible and intelligent.
Greek Original:
*ei)/ g' e)qe/leis: ei) gnw/mhn e)/xeis, ei) fro/nimos ei)= kai\ suneto/s.
No equivalent entry in other lexica
The headword phrase looks like a quotation. If so, it might come from hexameter verse; however, a TLG search reveals that its only attestation outside the Suda is in one of the minor dialogues attributed to Plato, the Clitophon (410C).
Keywords: definition; meter and music; philosophy; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 7 May 2005@13:02:33.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and another keyword; cosmetics) on 8 May 2005@04:38:31.
David Whitehead (expanded note; more keywords) on 22 November 2012@08:28:06.


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