scholiast

  • 1Scholiast — Scho li*ast, n. [Gr. ?, fr. ? a scholium: cf. F. scoliate. See {Scholium}.] A maker of scholia; a commentator or annotator. [1913 Webster] No . . . quotations from Talmudists and scholiasts . . . ever marred the effect of his grave temperate… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2Scholiast — Scholiast, Erklärer …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 3scholiast — (n.) one who writes explanatory notes upon a classical writer, 1580s, from L.L. scholiasta, from Late Gk. skholiastes, from skholiazein, from skholion explanatory note or comment, from skhole (see SCHOOL (Cf. school) (n.1)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4scholiast — [skō′lē ast΄, skō′lēəst] n. [ModL scholiasta < MGr scholiastēs < scholiazein, to comment < Gr scholion, SCHOLIUM] one who writes marginal notes and comments; esp., an ancient interpreter and annotator of the classics scholiastic adj …

    English World dictionary

  • 5scholiast — noun Etymology: Middle Greek scholiastēs, from scholiazein to write scholia on, from Greek scholion Date: 1583 a maker of scholia ; commentator, annotator • scholiastic adjective …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 6scholiast — scholiastic, adj. /skoh lee ast /, n. 1. an ancient commentator on the classics. 2. a person who writes scholia. [1575 85; < Gk scholiastés. See SCHOLIUM, IST] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 7scholiast — noun /ˈskəʊlɪæst/ A scholar who writes commentaries on the works of an author, especially one of the ancient commentators of classical authors …

    Wiktionary

  • 8Scholiast — Комментатор (древних классиков) …

    Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • 9Scholiast — Scho|li|ạst 〈m. 16〉 Verfasser von Scholien * * * Scho|li|ạst, der; en, en [spätgriech., scholiaste̅s]: Verfasser von Scholien …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 10scholiast — Synonyms and related words: allegorist, annotator, book reviewer, captious critic, carper, caviler, censor, censurer, cicerone, clarifier, cognoscente, commentator, commenter, connoisseur, critic, criticaster, criticizer, critickin, criticule,&#8230; …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 11Scholiast — Scho|li|ạst 〈m.; Gen.: en, Pl.: en〉 Verfasser von Scholien …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • 12Scholiast — Scho|li|ast der; en, en &LT;aus gleichbed. mgr. scholiaste̅s zu scholiázein, dies zu gr. schólion »Scholia an den Rand schreiben«, vgl. ↑Scholie&GT; Verfasser von Scholien …

    Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • 13scholiast — n. annotator; scholar who writes comments and explanatory notes on a text …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 14scholiast — [ skəʊlɪast] noun historical a commentator on ancient or classical literature. Derivatives scholiastic adjective …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 15scholiast — n. Commentator, annotator, glossarist …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 16scholiast — scho·li·ast …

    English syllables

  • 17scholiast — scho•li•ast [[t]ˈskoʊ liˌæst[/t]] n. 1) an ancient commentator on the classics 2) a person who writes scholia • Etymology: 1575–85; &LT; Gk scho li•as′tic, adj …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18scholiast — /ˈskoʊliæst/ (say skohleeast) noun 1. an ancient commentator upon the classics. 2. someone who writes scholia. {Late Latin scholiasta, from Late Greek scholiastēs} –scholiastic /skoʊliˈæstɪk/ (say skohlee astik), adjective …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 19Scholiast — Scho|li|ạst, der; en, en &LT;griechisch&GT; (Verfasser von Scholien) …

    Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • 20scholiast — n. hist. an ancient or medieval scholar, esp. a grammarian, who annotated ancient literary texts. Derivatives: scholiastic adj. Etymology: med.Gk skholiastes f. skholiazo write scholia: see SCHOLIUM …

    Useful english dictionary