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Headword: Παιγνιημονέστατος
Adler number: pi,844
Translated headword: extremely game-skilled
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning someone] expert in games.
Greek Original:
Παιγνιημονέστατος: τοῖς παιγνίοις ἐπιστήμων.
Note:
Superlative of παιγνιήμων (see e.g. Herodotus 2.173.1, of Amasis), itself a variant of παιγνήμων . As the headword is suitable for iambic verse, it may come from an unknown comedy (but NB: ps.-Zonaras has it as παιγνημονέστατος ).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; meter and music
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 14 May 2004@11:53:10.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 16 May 2004@04:30:20.
David Whitehead on 2 September 2011@09:44:26.
David Whitehead on 18 September 2013@06:52:38.

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