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Headword: Ἰσχνομυθίας
Adler number: iota,720
Translated headword: subtle-disputing
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] quibbling.
Greek Original:
Ἰσχνομυθίας: λεπτολογίας.
Notes:
Likewise or similarly in other lexica. The headword is either accusative plural or genitive singular of this feminine abstract noun; the latter if Theodoridis (on Photius iota246) is right to suggest that it is quoted from one of two possible passages in Cyril of Alexandria (who is the main user of this noun).
See also the related verb at iota 721.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 26 April 2006@22:29:40.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 27 April 2006@03:21:46.
David Whitehead (expanded note; more keywords) on 16 January 2013@05:44:21.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 22 February 2019@01:10:41.

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