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Third declension Noun; Neuter Transliteration:

Principal Part: παρανάλωμα παρανάλωματος

Structure: παραναλωματ (Stem)

Etym.: from paranali/skw


  1. useless expense


Third declension

The inflection forms above were generated by rules and some usages of them were not attested.

Due to a bug of system, some forms may display wrong accents.


  • τί γὰρ Ἀθηναίοισ, εἰ παρανάλωμα Δημάδησ; (Demades, On the Twelve Years, 2:4)
  • πάλιν δὲ δίκην ἔχων καὶ διαφθείρασ ἐνίουσ τῶν δικαστῶν, ἐπεὶ δυσὶ μόναισ ἀπέφυγε ψήφοισ, ἔφη παρανάλωμα γεγονέναι τὸ θατέρῳ κριτῇ δοθέν ἀρκεῖν γὰρ εἰ καὶ μιᾷ ψήφῳ μόνον ἀπελύθη. (Plutarch, Cicero, chapter 17 3:3)
  • καὶ μέγα τοῦτο τῇ Σπάρτῃ παρανάλωμα τοῦ πολέμου πέρασ ἔχοντοσ ἐποίησεν ἡ φιλοτιμία τῶν ἀρχόντων· (Plutarch, chapter 30 6:3)
  • καὶ τὸ μὲν ἄλλο πλῆθοσ αὐτοῖσ ἐδόκει παρανάλωμα, τοὺσ δὲ ἀρχιερεῖσ ἀνεζήτουν, καὶ κατ’ ἐκείνων ἦν τοῖσ πλείστοισ ἡ φορά. (Flavius Josephus, De bello Judaico libri vii, 358:1)
  • οἳ καίπερ περὶ τὰσ εἰσόδουσ δυσωπήσαντεσ αὐτῶν τὴν ὠμότητα παρανάλωμα τῆσ στάσεωσ ἐγίνοντο. (Flavius Josephus, De bello Judaico libri vii, 19:2)


  1. useless expense


Source: Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. "A Greek-English Lexicon". revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones.

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