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Headword: Νεοχμοῦν
Adler number: nu,223
Translated headword: to innovate
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to begin something new, to work newer things.
To deal with new things.[1]
"He did not think it worthwhile to guard [any part] of what had been established; he always wanted to innovate everything."[2]
Greek Original:
Νεοχμοῦν: καινοτομεῖν, νεώτερα ἐργάζεσθαι. νέων ἔχεσθαι πραγμάτων. ὁ δὲ φυλάσσειν τῶν καθεσταμένων οὐδὲν ἠξίου, πάντα δὲ νεοχμοῦν ἐσαεὶ ἤθελε.
The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation given, is present active infinitive of νεοχμόω (cf. nu 222, nu 224, nu 225).
[1] cf. Etymologicum Magnum 601.7.
[2] Procopius, Secret History 6.21 (the Haury–Wirth edition has ἅπαντα for πάντα ), on Justinian; cf. kappa 54.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 31 August 2009@10:11:09.
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Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 31 August 2009@22:18:10.
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