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Headword: *paidikw/teron
Adler number: pi,861
Translated headword: more boyish, rather boyish
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] more/rather cheerful.
Greek Original:
*paidikw/teron: i(larw/teron.
Same equivalence in Photius (pi25 Theodoridis), Eudemus, and a scholion to [Plato], Epinomis 974A (as an addendum to defining paidikh=s there with i(lara=s). The headword must be quoted from somewhere -- probably not, given the favourable gloss, from Polybius 3.99.8 (the Carthaginian general Bostar acts "more childishly than suited his age"); it may nevertheless also be an adverbial usage.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; philosophy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 15 May 2004@03:22:55.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and more keywords) on 16 May 2004@04:40:51.
David Whitehead (expanded note; more keywords; tweaks) on 2 September 2011@10:58:29.
David Whitehead on 18 September 2013@07:53:24.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 20 July 2014@21:47:03.


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