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Headword: Ἀκίναιδα
Adler number: alpha,885
Translated headword: unlustful
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the man not moving [κινῶν ] his genitals [αἰδοῖα ],[1] the temperate man. Also [sc. attested is] ἀκίναιδα .[2]
Greek Original:
Ἀκίναιδος: ὁ μὴ κινῶν τὰ αἰδοῖα, ὁ σώφρων. καὶ Ἀκίναιδα.
Both the primary and the secondary headwords here are unattested outside lexicography (and ignored by LSJ).
Implied in the term kinaidos/kinaida -- and therefore in its opposite here -- is homosexual lust, specifically. See kappa 1634, kappa 1635.
For the verb "move", κινεῖν , in sexual congress see J. Henderson, The Maculate Muse (New Haven 1975) 151-3 and Greek index s.v.
[1] Same glossing, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon (877).
[2] Either the female equivalent of the headword or a neuter plural.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; gender and sexuality; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 20 February 2000@22:51:10.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword and translation; added note; cosmetics) on 26 January 2001@03:31:26.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 16 July 2003@04:17:50.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; betacoding and other cosmetics) on 26 January 2012@04:31:46.
Catharine Roth (added cross-references) on 30 January 2012@16:51:49.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; another note and keyword) on 31 January 2012@03:28:11.
Catharine Roth (tweaks) on 7 May 2012@01:33:43.
David Whitehead on 11 May 2015@11:14:33.


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