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Headword: Ὑμνεῖν
Adler number: upsilon,112
Translated headword: to hymn
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] to lament, to blame, to revile. [Used] euphemistically: as in [book] 1 of Plato's Republic.[1]
Greek Original:
Ὑμνεῖν: ὀδύρεσθαι, μέμφεσθαι, λοιδορεῖν. κατ' εὐφημισμόν: ὡς ἐν α# Πολιτείας Πλάτων.
Notes:
Essentially the same as Photius upsilon54, where however Theodoridis' punctuation (connecting 'euphemistically' only with 'to revile') is better than Adler's here.
[1] Plato, Republic 329B (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; ethics; philosophy; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 December 2003@11:47:10.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 27 December 2003@23:32:24.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; another keyword) on 25 April 2011@07:57:34.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 26 April 2011@01:10:22.
David Whitehead on 20 November 2013@05:35:55.

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