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Headword: Συμφέρον
Adler number: sigma,1405
Translated headword: advantageous, expedient
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] good. 'Advantageous/expedient' is the term used, because it brings about [φέρει ] things of such a kind that we benefit from their occurrence [συμβαίνειν ].[1]
Greek Original:
Συμφέρον: ἀγαθόν. λέγεται δὲ συμφέρον, ὅτι φέρει τοιαῦτα ὧν συμβαινόντων ὠφελούμεθα.
Notes:
Contrast sigma 1407; and see also sigma 1408.
[1] Material not identified by Adler but identifiable via the TLG as stemming from Diogenes Laertius 7.99 (Stoic doctrine); see on this Theodoridis in his Photius edition, vol.II p.LXXIV.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; philosophy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 1 November 2012@07:34:54.
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