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Headword: Αἰδοσύνη
Adler number: alphaiota,83
Translated headword: modesty
Vetting Status: high
[Said] in reference to those who keep hidden and [remain] unseen and wish to escape notice.
Greek Original:
Αἰδοσύνη: ἐπὶ τῶν ἀποκεκρυμμένων καὶ ἀφανῶν καὶ λανθάνειν βουλομένων.
Same entry in other lexica. The headword, a feminine abstract noun, is almost unattested otherwise, but see Greek Anthology Appendix, 622.10 (in a funerary epigram).
cf. alpha 675, alphaiota 81, alphaiota 82.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 11 April 2003@21:50:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword) on 13 April 2003@07:10:23.
David Whitehead (added x-ref) on 13 April 2003@07:12:10.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 10 October 2005@08:52:44.
David Whitehead (expanded notes; another keyword.) on 11 May 2012@07:06:00.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 12 May 2012@01:24:57.


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