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Headword: Χαλαρά
Adler number: chi,7
Translated headword: loose [ones], open [ones]
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] slack [ones].
"I imagine you like to wear loose shoes."[1]
"And his heart was open and gentle to those in need, even to someone of those men who were opposed to him."[2]
Greek Original:
Χαλαρά: χαῦνα. χαλαρὰ γοῦν χαίρεις φορῶν ὑποδήματα. καὶ χαλαρὸν ἦν αὐτῷ καὶ θῆλυ τὸ σπλάγχνον πρὸς τοὺς δεομένους, εἴπερ τινὶ τῶν καθ' αὑτὸν ἀνθρώπων.
The headword, neuter plural of this adjective, is presumably extracted from the first quotation given.
[1] Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae 263 (web address 1).
[2] Damascius, Life of Isidore fr. 196 Zintzen (123 Asmus).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; clothing; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; imagery
Translated by: Roger Travis on 22 June 1999@15:42:29.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 23 November 2001@04:16:02.
Catharine Roth (corrected references, added link) on 13 November 2010@23:28:03.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 7 November 2013@04:59:02.
David Whitehead (tweaked a ref) on 31 May 2016@09:15:21.


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