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Headword: *bradu/s
Adler number: beta,516
Translated headword: slow
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] one who is not sharp-witted. "Both forgetful and slow." [So says] Aristophanes in Clouds.[1] For it is not employed in reference to the movement of the body in this case, but is intended to indicate the lack of sharp wits and the sluggishness of his intellect.
Greek Original:
*bradu/s: o( mh\ a)gxi/nous. ka)pilh/smwn kai\ bradu/s. *)aristofa/nhs *nefe/lais. ou) ga\r e)pi\ th=s tou= sw/matos kinh/sews parei/lhptai nu=n, a)lla\ to\ mh\ a)gxi/noun kai\ nwqe\s th=s dianoi/as qe/lei dhlou=n.
[1] Aristophanes, Clouds 129 (web address 1 below), with comment from the scholia there.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; imagery; medicine; poetry
Translated by: William Hutton on 24 October 2002@00:33:05.
Vetted by:
Ross Scaife ✝ (cosmetics, status) on 24 October 2002@09:06:45.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 26 October 2002@09:02:18.
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