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Headword: *)ai/+stwr
Adler number: alpha,695
Translated headword: unknowing, unaware
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] inexperienced, unlearned.
Greek Original:
*)ai/+stwr: a)/peiros, a)maqh/s.
This adjective is attested in the plural (and governing the genitive case) in Euripides, Andromache 682 (web address 1 below); in the singular (and absolutely) in Plato, Laws 8.845B (web address 2 below). The latter passage, surely, has given rise to the present entry, which is also in other lexica, including Timaeus' Platonic Lexicon.
The Suda repeats the word (with incorrect accentuation) at alphaiota 336.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: definition; philosophy; tragedy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 25 November 1999@12:30:40.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 13 May 2002@07:34:59.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 30 March 2003@09:59:48.
Jennifer Benedict (added links) on 18 March 2008@11:11:39.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 16 January 2012@09:11:02.
Catharine Roth (upgraded links) on 16 January 2012@11:22:45.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 21 December 2014@23:34:14.
David Whitehead on 22 December 2014@03:16:19.


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