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Headword: Αἰπεινός
Adler number: alphaiota,270
Translated headword: lofty
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] difficult [sc. of access].
Greek Original:
Αἰπεινός: ὁ χαλεπός.
Note:
Poetic adjective, usually referring to high places (see alphaiota 269), but used metaphorically by Pindar, e.g. Olympian 9.108 "The paths to skill are steep" (web address 1); see LSJ s.v., II.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; geography; imagery; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 19 February 2003@18:28:24.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 20 February 2003@03:19:30.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks) on 16 May 2012@04:58:37.
Catharine Roth (fixed link) on 19 May 2012@15:54:40.
David Whitehead on 29 November 2015@10:30:58.

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