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Headword: *)akidno/n
Adler number: alpha,877
Translated headword: feeble
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] that which is weak.[1] Also [sc. attested is the comparative] a)kidno/teros ["more/rather feeble"], likewise. Homer [writes]: "earth fosters nothing more feeble than man."[2]
Greek Original:
*)akidno/n: to\ a)sqene/s. kai\ *)akidno/teros o(moi/ws. *(/omhros: ou)de\n a)kidno/teron gai=a tre/fei a)nqrw/poio.
[1] Likewise in Hesychius alpha2398 (with a second synonym), similarly elsewhere. The headword is neuter nominative/accusative singular of this adjective, presumably quoted from somewhere.
[2] Homer, Odyssey 18.130 (web address 1 below).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 6 November 2000@23:27:08.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 30 May 2002@07:11:41.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; betacoding and other cosmetics) on 26 January 2012@03:53:39.
Catharine Roth (fixed link) on 28 January 2012@13:12:08.
David Whitehead on 11 May 2015@10:52:36.


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