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Headword: Νηποινί
Adler number: nu,326
Translated headword: with impunity
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] without punishment and penalty.[1]
"Having become principally responsible for the uprising, he will not escape the accusation with impunity."[2] And elsewhere: "for [he] would not suffer with impunity what [he] had suffered at their hands."[3]
Greek Original:
Νηποινί: ἄνευ τιμωρίας καὶ ποινῆς. αἰτιώτατος γεγονὼς τῆς στάσεως οὐ φεύξεται νηποινὶ τὸ ἐπίκλημα. καὶ αὖθις: οὐ γὰρ νηποινί γε πείσεσθαι, ἃ πρὸς αὐτῶν ἐπεπόνθει.
[1] The headword adverb -- which can also be spelled νηποινεί -- has the same or similar glossing in other lexica (references at Photius nu193 Theodoridis) and in a scholion on Plato, Laws 9.874C (where it occurs).
[2] Quotation unidentifiable. (Adler suggests Aelian.)
[3] Quotation (a clause in indirect speech, in which something like 'it was expected' is to be understood; lacking in ms F) again unidentifiable. (Adler again suggests Aelian.)
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; law; philosophy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 22 September 2009@01:17:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 22 September 2009@03:03:17.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 9 June 2013@05:25:40.


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