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Headword: Γονυκλινής
Adler number: gamma,382
Translated headword: on bended knee
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning one who is] falling to the knee.
"[...] and on bended knee he tended the wife of the barbarian."[1]
Greek Original:
Γονυκλινής: ἐπὶ γόνυ πεσών. τήν τε γυναῖκα τοῦ βαρβάρου γονυκλινὴς ὢν ἐθεράπευσεν.
Notes:
The headword adjective (already in the neuter at beta 157) is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Quotation (transmitted, in Adler's view, via the Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti) unidentifiable.
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; medicine; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 16 July 2002@09:06:32.
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David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 17 July 2002@07:17:16.
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