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Headword: Θωπικαί
Adler number: theta,435
Translated headword: disposed to flattery
Vetting Status: high
[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.
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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