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Headword: Περίνοια
Adler number: pi,1210
Translated headword: quick comprehension
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] arrogance or contrivance or skill.
Greek Original:
Περίνοια: ὑπερηφανία ἢ μηχανὴ ἢ τέχνη.
Notes:
Same or similar glossing in other lexica (references at Photius pi712 Theodoridis), and see also a scholion (9.1 Rabe) on Lucian, Hippias 4. Theodoridis suggests that the entry is generated by the use of the headword in Cyril of Alexandria, Commentary on John 5.2 (PG 73.792b).
cf. the related verb at pi 1208.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 29 March 2010@00:45:18.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword) on 30 March 2010@04:29:49.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 25 September 2011@09:13:18.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 25 September 2011@12:24:51.
David Whitehead (expanded note; more keywords) on 25 September 2013@08:36:27.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 19 July 2014@01:19:57.

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