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Headword: Εἰκαιοβουλία
Adler number: epsiloniota,69
Translated headword: random counsel
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] empty counsel.
Greek Original:
Εἰκαιοβουλία: ματαιοφροσύνη.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica. The headword comes from εἰκαῖος (epsiloniota 71, epsiloniota 74); cf. epsiloniota 70, epsiloniota 72, epsiloniota 73.
Both headword and gloss are single (compound) words in the Greek. Outside of lexicography, the word is used almost exclusively by Cyril of Alexandria.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 26 April 2005@21:22:08.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword and translation; more x-refs) on 27 April 2005@03:10:17.
David Whitehead (expanded note; more keywords) on 23 November 2012@05:14:18.
Catharine Roth (expanded note, added a keyword) on 1 April 2018@01:24:49.


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