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Headword: Χερείων
Adler number: chi,201
Translated headword: worse, inferior
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] worst.
Greek Original:
Χερείων: χείριστος.
The headword is a comparative adjective (in the masculine/feminine nominative singular), suppletive to κακός ("bad, base"). The gloss is the superlative form of the headword. Similarly already in Hesychius and the scholia to Homer, Iliad 1.114 (where the headword appears: web address 1 below).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 March 2008@12:32:04.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 20 March 2008@05:24:57.
David Whitehead on 10 November 2013@07:30:22.


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