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Headword: Ἀμειδές
Adler number: alpha,1567
Translated headword: gloomy
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning something] hateful, sullen.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the masculine/feminine] ἀμειδής , [meaning] dark. And it is declined in -ους .
"So soften gloomy anger, and do not prolong an evil."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἀμειδές: στυγνόν, σκυθρωπόν. καὶ Ἀμειδής, σκοτεινός. καὶ κλίνεται εἰς ους. ὀργὴν οὖν πρῄυνον ἀμειδέα, μήδ' ἐπιτείνειν κακόν.
Notes:
cf. alpha 1568, eta 315.
[1] Neuter nominative/accusative singular of this adjective, with same or similar glossing in other lexica (references at Photius alpha1180 Theodoridis); evidently quoted from somewhere.
[2] Aelian, misquoted from delta 1145. The final word should be the participle κωλύων : "do not carry on preventing (sc. your son from loving his boyfriend)."
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; gender and sexuality; imagery; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 4 August 2000@13:25:41.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 17 July 2002@09:11:28.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, cross-references, keyword) on 15 August 2006@21:37:05.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; another keyword; tweaks) on 14 February 2012@06:37:30.
David Whitehead on 20 August 2013@09:30:46.
David Whitehead on 10 April 2015@02:52:36.

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