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Headword: Κήρινον ἐκμαγεῖον
Adler number: kappa,1535
Translated headword: waxen impression
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Referring to] the representation of the mind.[1]
Also [sc. attested is masculine] κήρινος ["waxen"].
Also [sc. attested is the related verb] ἐκηριώθην ["I was made waxen"], meaning I was cast into darkness, or because of fear I became waxen".[2]
Greek Original:
Κήρινον ἐκμαγεῖον: ἡ φαντασία τοῦ νοός. καὶ Κήρινος. καὶ Ἐκηριώθην, ἀντὶ τοῦ ἐσκοτώθην, ἢ διὰ τὸ δέος κήρινος ἐγενόμην.
Notes:
[1] The headword phrase, in the neuter, comes from Plato, Theaetetus 191C (web address 1), cf. 196A; the gloss is Damascius's (Life of Isidore fr. 14 Zintzen).
[2] From epsilon 437.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; philosophy; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Marcelo Boeri on 12 July 2004@20:04:06.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, link) on 12 July 2004@22:02:32.
David Whitehead (modified headword and translation; augmented and modified notes; cosmetics) on 13 July 2004@03:33:10.
Catharine Roth (tweaked link, added keyword) on 9 August 2011@12:50:36.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 10 August 2011@03:08:37.
David Whitehead on 22 February 2013@05:18:22.
David Whitehead on 1 May 2016@04:56:01.

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