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Headword: *)adelfa/
Adler number: alpha,439
Translated headword: fraternal [things]
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] familiar [ones], comfortable [ones], fitting [ones].
Greek Original:
*)adelfa/: oi)kei=a, a(rmo/zonta, pre/ponta.
The headword is neuter plural of this adjective, evidently quoted from somewhere -- probably Sophocles, Antigone 192 (which generated scholiastic comment), though there are other possibilities.
cf. generally alpha 441, alpha 442.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; tragedy
Translated by: William Hutton on 6 November 2000@16:26:55.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note) on 30 April 2002@06:05:59.
David Whitehead (tweaked and expanded note; more keywords) on 14 August 2009@08:45:54.
David Whitehead (augmented note; another keyword) on 10 January 2012@05:47:27.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 14 April 2015@11:28:56.


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