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Headword: *gonuklinh/s
Adler number: gamma,382
Translated headword: on bended knee
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning one who is] falling to the knee.
"[...] and on bended knee he tended the wife of the barbarian."[1]
Greek Original:
*gonuklinh/s: e)pi\ go/nu pesw/n. th/n te gunai=ka tou= barba/rou gonuklinh\s w)\n e)qera/peusen.
The headword adjective (already in the neuter at beta 157) is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; medicine; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 16 July 2002@09:06:32.
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David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 17 July 2002@07:17:16.
David Whitehead (x-ref; more keywords; tweaks) on 7 March 2011@04:32:11.
David Whitehead on 10 June 2012@07:47:00.
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