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Headword: Στενολέσχης
Adler number: sigma,1039
Translated headword: quibbler
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning a] subtle talker. Also [sc. attested us] στενολεσχία ["quibbling"], [meaning] the same.
Greek Original:
Στενολέσχης: λεπτολόγος. καὶ Στενολεσχία, τὸ αὐτό.
Notes:
Similarly in other lexica; references at Photius sigma526, where Theodoridis notes instances of στενολεσχία in Cyril of Alexandria.
To describe 'quibbler' and 'quibbling' as 'the same' results from a rather clumsy amalgamation of these two elements.
cf. sigma 1038.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; ethics; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 27 March 2014@02:23:29.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; tweaking; raised status) on 27 March 2014@04:32:38.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 27 March 2014@10:49:24.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 28 March 2014@04:03:44.

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