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Headword: *preumenh/s
Adler number: pi,2259
Translated headword: gentle, gracious, soft-tempered
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] mild.[1]
Greek Original:
*preumenh/s: pra=os.
The headword is a two-ending adjective in the masculine/feminine nominative singular, preumenh/s, -e/s; see generally LSJ s.v. Its principal attestations are in Attic tragedy: see e.g. Aeschylus, Persians 685 (web address 1), and Euripides, Hecuba 538 (web address 2).
[1] The gloss is of the same grammatical form as the headword; see generally LSJ s.v. pra=os, -on. The headword is similarly glossed in Etymologicum Magnum 687.1 (Kallierges) and ps.-Zonaras 1572.7; cf. Hesychius s.v. preumene/s.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: definition; ethics; tragedy
Translated by: Ronald Allen on 19 January 2011@22:46:42.
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Catharine Roth (upgraded links) on 20 January 2011@00:29:47.
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