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Headword: *meilikthri/ois
Adler number: mu,842
Translated headword: soothing
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] gentle, sweet, kind.
Greek Original:
*meilikthri/ois: proshne/sin, h(de/si, prae/si.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica: see the references at Photius mu205 Theodoridis. The headword, dative plural of the adjective meilikth/rios, must be quoted from somewhere -- perhaps Josephus, Jewish War 5.386, though there, as elsewhere (see LSJ s.v.), it is used as a noun, 'with propitiations' (cf. mu 839).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 6 July 2009@23:31:25.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 7 July 2009@03:26:16.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 20 May 2013@08:00:19.


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