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Headword: Χειροήθης
Adler number: chi,252
Translated headword: submissive
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning something] gentle, meek.[1]
Also [sc. attested is] χειροήθης , [genitive] χειροήθους .[2]
Greek Original:
Χειρόηθες: ἥμερον, πρᾶον. καὶ Χειροήθης, χειροήθους.
The headword, evidently quoted from somewhere, is the neuter nominative/accusative singular of the adjective χειρόηθης (literally "accustomed to the hand"), a compound of χείρ ("hand") and ἠθάς ("accustomed to").
[1] = Etymologicum Genuinum, Etymologicum Magnum 810.39. See also Hesychius and ps.-Herodian 150.
[2] = Lexicum Ambrosianum 144 (according to Adler). These two words are the masculine/feminine nominative singular and masculine/feminine genitive singular of the adjective, demonstrating the paradigm.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; imagery
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 21 March 2008@15:50:51.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweaks, status) on 21 March 2008@22:35:38.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 23 March 2008@05:36:15.
David Whitehead on 11 November 2013@05:36:45.


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