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Headword: Κηλέστης
Adler number: kappa,1504
Translated headword: beguiler
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] a cheat/deceiver.
Greek Original:
Κηλέστης: ὁ ἀπατεών.
Notes:
Derived from the verb κηλέω (kappa 1515). The word is attested only in lexica: the Suda, ps.-Zonaras (with the derivation from κηλέω ), and Gennadius Scholarius' Grammar II p. 458 Jugie, Petit & Siderides.
See also kappa 1505, kappa 1506, kappa 1507.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 14 November 2008@06:27:18.
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Catharine Roth (added keyword and cross-reference, set status) on 15 November 2008@01:56:43.
David Whitehead (another x-ref; cosmetics) on 17 November 2008@03:53:34.
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