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Headword: Νηστεία
Adler number: nu,345
Translated headword: fasting
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A word formed] out of the [verb] νηστεύω ["I fast"]. Also [sc. attested is] νήστιμος ["of abstinence"], [meaning] a day of fasting.[1]
Greek Original:
Νηστεία: ἐκ τοῦ νηστεύω. καὶ Νήστιμος, ἡ τῆς νηστείας ἡμέρα.
For the headword cf. under alpha 2935.
[1] cf. Synesius, Epistles 14.4 (plural).
Keywords: Christianity; definition; ethics; food; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 19 January 2003@21:49:53.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 20 January 2003@02:59:30.
David Whitehead (notes; more keywords) on 9 June 2013@06:14:26.
Catharine Roth (coding, keyword) on 16 June 2013@17:33:34.


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