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Headword: Παλίνδρομος
Adler number: pi,96
Translated headword: back-running
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] backwards-hastening.[1]
"After sending him twenty minai, he received them back again."[2]
Greek Original:
Παλίνδρομος: ὀπισθόρμητος. πέμψας αὐτῷ μνᾶς εἴκοσι παλινδρόμους ἀπέλαβε.
Notes:
[1] The headword adjective, used in the quotation given, is a compound of the adverb palin and the verbal root drom-: LSJ entry at web address 1; and cf. pi 90.
[2] Literally: he took them away as back-running. The quotation, not identified by Adler, is identifiable via the TLG as Diogenes Laertius 2.65: Aristippus [alpha 3908] attempts to send his teacher Socrates some of the money he has earned in fees, but Socrates refuses it.
Associated internet address:
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Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; imagery; philosophy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 16 July 2001@13:41:36.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 17 July 2001@03:22:19.
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