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Headword: Ὀργῶσα
Adler number: omicron,520
Translated headword: being eager, being lustful
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning she][1] being desirous, or being madly passionate.
Greek Original:
Ὀργῶσα: ἐπιθυμοῦσα, ἢ μανιῶσα.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius omicron446 Thedoridis. The headword is present participle, feminine nominative singular, of ὀργάω (omicron 502, omicron 519). It must be quoted from somewhere (such as Aristotle, History of Animals 636b21, concerning women).
[1] Or at any rate something grammatically feminine.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; gender and sexuality; medicine; philosophy; women; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 February 2010@05:53:54.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 21 February 2010@22:12:39.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 22 February 2010@03:02:53.
Catharine Roth (raised status) on 22 February 2010@11:29:20.
David Whitehead on 7 July 2013@07:19:32.


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