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Headword: *kallipa/rh|os
Adler number: kappa,236
Translated headword: beautiful-cheeked
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] she who has beautiful cheeks.
Greek Original:
*kallipa/rh|os: h( kala\s pareia\s e)/xousa.
Same entry in Hesychius. Epithet of Chryseis and other women in Homer (e.g. Iliad 1.143). See also e.g. Greek Anthology 9.96.3 (Antipater of Thessalonica).
For the form kallipa/reios see Pollux 2.87.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; poetry; women
Translated by: David Whitehead on 30 May 2005@09:25:52.
Vetted by:
Antonella Ippolito (added references, augmented note, added keyword, set status) on 30 May 2005@21:28:43.
David Whitehead (tweaked note) on 31 May 2005@04:18:11.
David Whitehead on 24 January 2013@09:47:27.
David Whitehead on 29 April 2016@04:37:06.


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