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Headword: Εἰκαιομυθεῖ
Adler number: epsiloniota,70
Translated headword: speaks at random
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning he/she/it] talks nonsense.[1] Also [sc. attested is the related the noun] εἰκαιομυθία ["random speech"]: nonsense.[2]
Greek Original:
Εἰκαιομυθεῖ: φλυαρεῖ. καὶ Εἰκαιομυθία: ἡ φλυαρία.
Notes:
[1] This verb -- whose third person singular this is; evidently quoted from somewhere (perhaps Cyril of Alexandria) -- is similar in meaning to epsiloniota 72.
[2] cf. generally epsiloniota 73.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 26 April 2005@21:30:37.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 27 April 2005@03:16:20.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 23 November 2012@05:15:54.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 1 April 2018@01:30:01.

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