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Headword: *)andra/rion
Adler number: alpha,2158
Translated headword: manikin
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] man in the diminutive.[1]
"They will marvel at the Goths, if they shudder at some manikin eunuch, reared indoors and living softly, and far from manly in his behavior".[2]
Greek Original:
*)andra/rion: u(pokoristikw=s a)/ndra. qauma/zein de\ tou\s *go/tqous, ei) pefri/kasin a)ndra/rio/n ti qalamhpo/lon, skiatrafe/s te kai\ a(brodi/aiton, kai\ po/rrw tou= a)rrenwpou= tetagme/non.
Notes:
[1] The (neuter) headword, as this glossing shows, is the accusative case; it is perhaps, though not demonstrably, extracted from the quotation given. For the plural see under pi 358.
[2] Agathias, Histories 1.7 (p.30 Niebuhr).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; gender and sexuality; geography; historiography; history
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 26 October 2000@17:42:23.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 27 October 2000@03:53:24.
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; restorative and other cosmetics) on 2 August 2002@06:48:41.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 1 March 2012@03:11:14.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 10 July 2015@23:06:23.
David Whitehead on 11 July 2015@03:33:36.

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