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Headword: Περιπλείονος
Adler number: pi,1254
Translated headword: more important
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
An adverb.[1]
Also [sc. attested is] περιπλείστου ["most important"],[2] [sc. as illustrated in] "regarding as most important his hair, both to anoint it and to arrange it in locks".[3]
Greek Original:
Περιπλείονος: ἐπίρρημα. καὶ Περιπλείστου. περιπλείστου τὰς τρίχας ποιούμενος, ἐναλείφειν τε αὐτὰς καὶ διατιθέναι κατὰ βοστρύχους.
Notes:
[1] From the phrase περὶ πλείονος [ποιεῖσθαι ], of which an instance occurs at alpha 834.
[2] From περὶ πλείστου [ποιεῖσθαι ]: cf. alpha 3321, epsilon 2171, tau 252.
[3] Synesius, In Praise of Baldness 21, PG 66.1204b; quoted already at beta 403. ('Hair', in the Greek, is plural.)
Keywords: biography; clothing; daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 23 November 2011@00:48:21.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks) on 23 November 2011@03:15:04.
David Whitehead on 26 September 2013@07:28:56.

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