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Headword: *)agxisteu/s
Adler number: alpha,407
Translated headword: next-of-kin
Vetting Status: high
Also [sc. attested is] a)gxistei/a ["closeness"], [meaning] kinship.[1]
Also [sc. attested is] a)gxistei=s ["those who are close"], those from the siblings and cousins and uncles on the paternal and maternal sides nearest to the deceased.[2] Those beyond these [are] only "relatives" [sungeneis]. Those who by marriage are mixed in households are called "intimates" [oikeioi].
Greek Original:
*)agxisteu/s. kai\ *)agxistei/a, sugge/neia. kai\ *)agxistei=s, oi( a)po\ a)delfw=n kai\ a)neyiw=n kai\ qei/wn kata\ pate/ra kai\ mhte/ra e)gguta/tw tou= teleuth/santos. oi( de\ e)/cw tou/twn, suggenei=s mo/non. oi( de\ kat' e)pigami/an mixqe/ntes toi=s oi)/kois oi)kei=oi le/gontai.
The unglossed primary headword is the concrete noun a)gxisteu/s, literally one who is close. The entry goes on, first, to the cognate abstract noun (with a single-word gloss) and to the plural of the headword, which at last elicits a full definition: see further below.
See also alpha 408, alpha 409.
[1] Same glossing in other lexica; references at Photius alpha296 Theodoridis (which continues with the rest of this material).
[2] "The statutorily defined group of kin who had both rights and duties in default of direct heirs": S.C. Todd, The Shape of Athenian Law (Oxford 1993) 217.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; law; women
Translated by: David Mirhady on 11 May 1999@12:12:00.
Vetted by:
David Mirhady on 12 May 1999@10:33:48.
David Whitehead (modified headword; added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 24 July 2001@07:36:22.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 9 January 2012@07:52:10.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1) on 19 August 2013@05:07:10.


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