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Headword: Ῥυσά
Adler number: rho,304
Translated headword: withering
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning sc. the process of] fading-away, ageing.[1]
They also say ῥυσή .[2]
Greek Original:
Ῥυσά: ἡ μάρανσις, ἡ γήρασις. λέγεται καὶ Ῥυσή.
Notes:
Headword and glosses are feminine abstract nouns.
cf. generally rho 305, rho 307, rho 318.
[1] Likewise in other lexica; references at Photius rho184, where Theodoridis suggests that the headword comes from Euripides, Supplices 49-50.
[2] Something similar, according to Adler ('cf.'), in the Ambrosian Lexicon.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; medicine; tragedy
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 17 October 2010@02:00:02.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 17 October 2010@04:35:50.
David Whitehead (expanded primary note, for clarity) on 25 August 2011@06:26:53.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; another keyword) on 30 October 2013@07:23:42.
David Whitehead on 25 May 2016@07:43:51.

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