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Headword: Γνώμη
Adler number: gamma,338
Translated headword: judgement, opinion
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] view.
A certain sort of disposition.[1]
Also [sc. attested is] γνώμων ["expert"], [meaning] one who is knowledgeable. Also described as a γνώμων is a certain engineers' measuring-rod, and of course also a certain geometric figure, and part of a dioptric tool and of course also [part] of an astronomical one. And also that which is particularly understood [as belonging] among sun-dial instruments.[2]
Greek Original:
Γνώμη: σκέψις. ποιά τις διάθεσις. καὶ Γνώμων, ὁ συνετός. λέγεται δὲ καὶ γνώμων κανόνιόν τι μηχανικόν, καὶ δὴ καί τι σχῆμα γεωμετρικόν, καὶ διοπτρικοῦ ὀργάνου μέρος καὶ δὴ καὶ ἀστρονομικοῦ. ἀλλὰ καὶ τὸ ἐν τοῖς γνωμονικοῖς ὀργάνοις μάλιστα λαμβανόμενον.
Same or similar material in other lexica.
[1] For other meanings of the headword cf. gamma 337, gamma 339, gamma 340, gamma 341, gamma 342.
[2] cf. gamma 346.
Keywords: definition; ethics; mathematics; philosophy; science and technology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 16 July 2002@23:25:58.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 3 September 2002@03:30:26.
Catharine Roth (added betacode and a keyword) on 1 October 2005@17:50:00.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 10 June 2012@04:47:03.
David Whitehead on 28 September 2015@06:34:11.


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