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Headword: Prosdeisthai
Adler number: pi,2619
Translated headword: to stand in need of
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[To stand in need of (prosdei=sqai)] and to lack [e)ndei=sqai] are different; for the former indicates possession of a few things, but the latter [indicates] a lack of everything entirely.
Greek Original:
Prosdeisthai kai endeisthai diapherei: to men gar dêloi oligôn tinôn ktêsin, to de pantelôs aporian tou holou dêloi.
Note:
Likewise in other lexica; references at Photius pi1310, where Theodoridis cites Demosthenes 1.19 for such a distinction (in context) between these two verbs.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 15 March 2010@06:58:46.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 12 May 2010@00:52:54.
David Whitehead (tweaked and expanded note) on 12 May 2010@03:06:47.
David Whitehead on 17 October 2013@05:00:00.

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