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Headword: Θωπικαί
Adler number: theta,435
Translated headword: disposed to flattery
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] disposed to fawning. "And you are quite disposed to flattery."[1]
Also [sc. attested is the adverb] θωπικῶς ["flatteringly"], [meaning] fawningly.[2]
Greek Original:
Θωπικαί: κολακευτικαί. καὶ ἐστὲ θωπικαὶ φύσει. καὶ Θωπικῶς, κολακευτικῶς.
Notes:
The headword, extracted from the quotation given, is feminine nominative plural of this adjective. For related words see theta 431, theta 432, theta 433, theta 434.
[1] Aristophanes, Lysistrata 1037, with scholion.
[2] Rare; attested, outside lexicography, only in Christian writings.
Keywords: Christianity; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; women
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 26 February 2008@15:31:58.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 27 February 2008@06:17:50.
David Whitehead on 4 January 2013@08:13:38.

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