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Headword: Kinaidos
Adler number: kappa,1635
Translated headword: pervert
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning someone who is] licentious, soft.[1]
And in the Epigrams: "as of a great kinaidos."[2]
Greek Original:
Kinaidos: aselgês, malakos. kai en Epigrammasi: hôs megalou kinaidou.
Notes:
On the headword and its implications see kappa 1634 and the note there.
[1] Likewise in Photius (kappa727 Theodoridis), and similarly in other lexica and scholia.
[2] Greek Anthology 5.181.6 (Asclepiades) which actually reads w)\ mega/lou kina/dous "O the great rascal!"
Keywords: definition; ethics; gender and sexuality; poetry
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 30 January 2000@23:08:43.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword and translation; added notes and keyword; cosmetics) on 28 August 2001@11:19:53.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 30 January 2012@16:48:27.
David Whitehead (another note) on 25 February 2013@06:28:44.
Catharine Roth (expanded note 2) on 21 August 2019@23:04:58.

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