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Headword: Πυκνότης
Adler number: pi,3154
Translated headword: shrewdness
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] sagacity, prudence. "And thus you would be doing well, if there is shrewdness in you."[1]
Greek Original:
Πυκνότης: σύνεσις, φρόνησις. χοὔτω μὲν ἂν εὖ ποιοῖς, εἴ σοι πυκνότης ἔνεστι.
See also pi 2149, pi 3153, and (for related words) all the other entries between pi 3142 and pi 3155, inclusive.
[1] Aristophanes, Knights 1131-2 (web address 1), with glosses from the scholia there.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; ethics; imagery
Translated by: Marcelo Boeri on 8 July 2003@14:13:23.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics; added note, link, and keyword) on 8 July 2003@18:38:00.
David Whitehead (modified translation; expanded principal note; added x-refs; cosmetics) on 9 July 2003@02:55:04.
David Whitehead on 1 December 2011@08:30:10.
William Hutton (augmented general note) on 17 September 2013@08:09:15.
David Whitehead on 23 October 2013@09:44:34.


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