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Headword: *ei)dexqe/s
Adler number: epsiloniota,25
Translated headword: ugly, unsightly
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning something] misshapen, unseemly, foul, rotten, loathsome.[1]
And [there is a] feminine [abstract noun] ei)de/xqeia ["odious look"].[2]
Greek Original:
*ei)dexqe/s: a)/morfon, a)prepe/s, musaro/n, sesapriasme/non, sikxanto/n. kai\ qhluko\n *ei)de/xqeia.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica. The headword is the neuter nominative/accusative singular of the adjective ei)dexqh/s, which literally means hateful to look at'. It must be quoted from somewhere; there are numerous possibilities in post-classical writers.
[2] Perhaps cited here from the Septuagint (Wisdom of Solomon 16.3).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 8 May 2005@00:55:23.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 8 May 2005@04:55:36.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaking) on 22 November 2012@09:05:48.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 25 November 2012@23:32:32.
David Whitehead (coding) on 21 April 2016@08:57:13.


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