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Headword: Ἄλλυτος
Adler number: alpha,1444
Translated headword: inexorable
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning something] difficult to escape from.[1] In the Epigrams: "while we are in evil old age, limb-wasting inexorable poverty is in her prime."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἄλλυτος: δυσχερῶς λυομένη. ἐν Ἐπιγράμμασι: κακοῦ δ' ἐπὶ γήραος ἡμῖν ἄλλυτος ἡβάσκει γυιοτακὴς πενίη.
[1] This gloss shows the nominative singular headword to be feminine; presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.30.5-6 (Macedonius).
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; ethics; medicine; poetry
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 8 June 2000@16:02:36.
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Catharine Roth (Altered wording, added keyword.) on 5 September 2000@00:49:21.
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