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Headword: *perissoeph=sai
Adler number: pi,1288
Translated headword: to speak superfluously
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to talk too much.
Greek Original:
*perissoeph=sai: perissologh=sai.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius pi762 Theodoridis. The headword, aorist active infinitive of perissoepe/w, must be quoted from somewhere; Theodoridis suggests Cyril of Alexandria PG 68.597a (which actually has perittoeph/sei).
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 4 June 2004@02:04:10.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 4 June 2004@03:52:53.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 26 September 2011@08:38:28.
David Whitehead on 29 September 2013@06:32:10.
David Whitehead on 29 September 2013@06:34:55.


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