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Headword: Νεᾶνις
Adler number: nu,112
Translated headword: young woman
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[νεᾶνις , genitive] νεάνιδος . [Formed] out of the [adjective] νέος ["new"], [whence] νεάν ; as ἄλκιμος "valiant" [gives] ἀλκιμάν and [from it] ἀλκμάν .
Greek Original:
Νεᾶνις, νεάνιδος. ἐκ τοῦ νέος, νεάν: ὡς ἄλκιμος, ἀλκιμὰν καὶ ἀλκμάν.
Note:
The last word cited is a proper name: see alpha 1289. As for νεάν (so accented) and ἀλκιμάν , they seem to be unattested (maybe grammarians' hypothetical forms).
Keywords: biography; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 17 December 2003@22:47:52.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 18 December 2003@03:25:55.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 5 June 2013@06:13:18.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation, expanded note) on 8 September 2014@01:03:37.

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