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Headword: Ἐφοινίττετο
Adler number: epsilon,3969
Translated headword: was blushing, was turning red
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning he/she/it] was being reddened.[1] "At once having troubled his countenance by the force of the speech, he began to blush."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἐφοινίττετο: ἠρυθραίνετο. αὐτίκα ὅγε τῷ πληκτικῷ τοῦ λόγου συγχέας τὸ πρόσωπον ἐφοινίττετο.
[1] Imperfect middle/passive, third person singular, of φοινίττω /φοινίσσω (cf. generally phi 795), presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[2] Part of Menander Protector fr. 9.3 Blockley.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; historiography; history; imagery; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 6 February 2008@21:49:12.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (x-ref; more keywords; cosmetics) on 7 February 2008@04:00:46.
David Whitehead (updated ref) on 3 January 2012@06:01:03.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 20 November 2012@05:41:06.


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