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Headword: *geghrotrofhkw/s
Adler number: gamma,92
Translated headword: old-age-cherishing
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning one who is] caring for [someone] in old age.
Greek Original:
*geghrotrofhkw/s: e)n gh/rei qre/yas.
Same entry in ps.-Zonaras and, according to Adler, the Ambrosian Lexicon. The headword (which must be quoted from somewhere but is otherwise unattested) is the perfect participle (masculine nominative singular) of a verb, ghrotrofe/w, associated especially with looking after one's elderly parents.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; medicine
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 17 June 2002@00:47:46.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 17 June 2002@07:17:28.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword) on 5 June 2012@03:45:04.
David Whitehead on 27 September 2015@07:09:20.


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