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Headword: Θαλυκρόν
Adler number: theta,31
Translated headword: hot, glowing
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning something] red-hot.[1]
In the Epigrams: "and [if] that hot goad of love-madness is dulled [...]."[2]
Greek Original:
Θαλυκρόν: διάπυρον. ἐν Ἐπιγράμμασι: καὶ τὸ θαλυκρὸν κεῖνο κατημβλύνθη κέντρον ἐρωμανίης.
[1] Neuter singular of this adjective, presumably extracted from the quotation given. More and different glosses in Hesychius s.v. (tentatively suggested by Latte to be responding to θαλυκρός in Callimachus fr. 736).
[2] Greek Anthology 5.220.1-2 (Agathias Scholasticus).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; imagery; poetry
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 15 April 2008@10:48:16.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 16 April 2008@03:14:13.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 24 December 2012@04:38:18.


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