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Headword: *)apekth/tou
Adler number: alpha,2999
Translated headword: uncombed
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] unkempt. In the Epigrams: "gold does not have the glory of your uncombed hair."[1]
Greek Original:
*)apekth/tou: a)kteni/stou. e)n *)epigra/mmasi: ou)de\ komi/zei xruso\s a)pekth/tou sh=s trixo\s a)glai/+hn.
The headword adjective, genitive singular, is presumably extracted from the quotation given (its only other attestation).
[1] Greek Anthology 5.270.3-4.
Keywords: clothing; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; poetry
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 December 2000@21:09:08.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 7 May 2002@09:14:53.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords) on 26 March 2012@07:08:20.
David Whitehead on 7 July 2015@02:59:24.
David Whitehead on 6 August 2015@04:54:04.


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