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Headword: Εἰκῇ
Adler number: epsiloniota,76
Translated headword: at random, randomly
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] purposelessly/vainly.
Meaning falsely.[1]
"This is one of the things which are believed at random."[2]
Greek Original:
Εἰκῇ: ματαίως. ἀντὶ τοῦ ψευδές. τοῦτο τῶν εἰκῇ πεπιστευμένων ἐστί.
Notes:
[1] cf. epsiloniota 77, epsiloniota 78, epsiloniota 79.
[2] Perhaps an approximation of Plutarch, Moralia 624A: τοῦθ' ἡμεῖς εἴπομεν ἕν τι τῶν εἰκῃ̂ πεπιστευμένων εἶναι . See in any event under sigma 200.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; philosophy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 27 April 2005@00:34:02.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked translation; another note; cosmetics) on 27 April 2005@03:21:19.
David Whitehead (tentative source-identification; more keywords; tweaking) on 23 November 2012@05:33:59.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 24 November 2012@23:52:52.

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