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Headword: *)adee/s
Adler number: alpha,434
Translated headword: fearless, fright-free
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning something] safe, not frightening. As the proverb: "you fear a fear-free fear."[1] It is something said about those who fear things that are not frightening.
Greek Original:
*)adee/s: a)sfale\s, ou) fobero/n. w(s h( paroimi/a: a)dee\s de/doikas de/os. lego/meno/n ti/ e)stin e)pi\ tw=n ta\ mh\ fobera\ foboume/nwn.
Entry recast from Photius, Lexicon alpha328 Theodoridis, which has a fuller headword (a)dee\s de/os) but does not initially gloss its adjective.
[1] See (e.g.) Plato, Symposium 198A.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; philosophy; proverbs
Translated by: William Hutton on 6 November 2000@16:00:30.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 30 April 2002@05:07:35.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; cosmetics) on 10 January 2012@05:30:25.
David Whitehead on 19 August 2013@05:26:04.
David Whitehead (my typo) on 14 April 2015@11:17:12.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 14 April 2015@16:50:00.


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