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Headword: *liparo/s
Adler number: lambda,586
Translated headword: luxuriant, gleaming
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] blooming, from the [noun] lipos ["fat"]; for oil is shiny. Or meaning anointed.[1] Aristophanes in Plutus [writes]: "coming back gleaming from the bath."[2]
Greek Original:
*liparo/s: a)nqhro/s, para\ to\ li/pos: sti/lbei ga\r to\ e)/laion. h)\ a)nti\ tou= a)lhlimme/nos. *)aristofa/nhs *plou/tw|: liparo\s xwrw=n e)k balanei/ou.
[1] From the scholia to Aristophanes, Plutus [Wealth] 616.
[2] Aristophanes, Plutus [Wealth] 616 (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: botany; comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 16 June 2009@05:26:54.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 16 June 2009@10:03:59.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 21 April 2013@00:23:08.
David Whitehead on 21 April 2013@05:02:45.


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