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Headword: Ὄνειδος
Adler number: omicron,340
Translated headword: reproach
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] blame/censure.[1]
"For to live free of all reproach is what each woman wanted, stranger, earning her living with her hands."[2]
Greek Original:
Ὄνειδος: μέμψις. ζώειν γὰρ δίχα παντὸς ὀνείδεος ἤθελ' ἑκάστα, ξεῖνε, τὸν ἐκ χειρῶν ἀρνυμένα βίοτον.
[1] Same gloss, amongst others, at Hesychius omicron866.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.174.7-8 (Antipater of Sidon), although the original reads εἵλεθ' ('chose') in place of the Suda's ἤθελ' ('wanted'). The same lines (with the same variant reading) have been quoted already at alpha 3988.
Keywords: definition; economics; ethics; gender and sexuality; poetry; trade and manufacture; women
Translated by: William Hutton on 9 January 2010@23:31:33.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 10 January 2010@05:49:05.
David Whitehead on 3 July 2013@03:29:20.


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