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Headword: *pagka/lhs
Adler number: pi,9
Translated headword: all-beautiful
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] very beautiful.[1]
But [sc. the masculine nominative singular is] pa/gkalos.
Greek Original:
*pagka/lhs: pa/nu kalh=s. *pa/gkalos de/.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius pi4 Theodoridis, where the editor suggests that the headword -- actually feminine genitive singular of this adjective -- is taken from Xenophon, Cyropaedia 8.5.28 (on Cyaxares' daughter, so beautiful (pagka/lhs genome/nhs) that Cyrus married her).
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; history; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 2 January 2003@01:59:07.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; cosmetics) on 2 January 2003@03:27:58.
David Whitehead (tweaked note; more keywords) on 26 August 2011@04:37:10.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 8 August 2013@08:19:53.


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