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Headword: Προσεπιμετρῶν
Adler number: pi,2640
Translated headword: giving over and above
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning one who is] giving more than what is allotted. "[...] always giving over and above to what was asked, with a view to his favor towards them becoming universally acknowledged."[1]
Greek Original:
Προσεπιμετρῶν: πλείω τοῦ μεμετρημένου διδούς. προσεπιμετρῶν ἀεὶ τῷ δεομένῳ, πρὸς τὸ παρὰ πάντων ὁμολογουμένως γίνεσθαι τὴν ἐπὶ τούτοις χάριν.
The headword participle is presumably extracted from the quotation
[1] Ascribed to Polybius (fr. 210 Büttner-Wobst).
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history
Translated by: William Hutton on 19 August 2013@21:40:31.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 20 August 2013@04:01:56.
David Whitehead on 17 October 2013@05:33:06.


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