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Headword: *)agei/ras
Adler number: alpha,210
Translated headword: cripple, beggar
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A lame man.
Greek Original:
*)agei/ras: o( xwlo/s.
Note:
Same entry, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon -- and generated (as she notes) by Josephus, Jewish War 5.474, where this headword appears (spelled with i, not ei: agiras) and is given precisely this gloss. (Perhaps a nomen agentis from a)gei/rw in the sense of "collect alms, beg"?)
Keywords: biography; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography
Translated by: William Hutton on 22 October 2000@13:34:58.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented and modified note; added keyword) on 26 April 2002@05:21:15.
David Whitehead (expanded note; more keywords; cosmetics) on 2 January 2012@09:39:21.

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