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Ἀλλ’ ἐσθ’ ὁ θάνατος λοῖσθος ἰατρός κακῶν → But death is the ultimate healer of ills
Sophocles, Fragment 698
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Full diacritics: χλῐδή Medium diacritics: χλιδή Low diacritics: χλιδή Capitals: ΧΛΙΔΗ
Transliteration A: chlidḗ Transliteration B: chlidē Transliteration C: chlidi Beta Code: xlidh/

English (LSJ)


   A delicacy, luxury, effeminacy, ἐπὶ πλεῖστον χλιδῆς ἀπίκετο Hdt.6.127; ἄγαλμα τῆς ὑπερπλούτου χ. A.Pr.466; εὐνῆς παροψώνημα τῆς ἐμῆς χ. Id.Ag.1447; οἶκος ὀγκωθεὶς χλιδῇ S.Fr.942; τρυφή, ἁβρότης, χ. Pl.Smp.197d; ἐν χλιδῇ τεθράμμεθα X.Cyr.4.5.54.    2 wantonness, insolence, μή τοι χλιδῇ δοκεῖτε μηδ' αὐθαδίᾳ σιγᾶν με A.Pr.436; δυσπότμου χάριν χ. S.OT888 (lyr.).    3 concrete, of luxuries, fine raiment, costly ornaments, etc., E.Ion 26; μυρίων πέπλων χλιδή Id.Rh.960: pl., χλιδὰς πόντος ἥρπασε Id.Hel. 424; of personal charms, παρθένων χλιδαῖσιν εὐμόρφοις A.Supp. 1003; καράτομοι χλιδαί luxuriant hair cut from the head, S.El.52; ζῶμα . . οὐ χλιδαῖς ἠσκημένον luxuriously, richly, ib.452; κόμας ἐμᾶς . . παρθένιον χλιδάν a maiden's pride, E.Ph.224 (lyr.):—Mostly poet. [ῑ only late, Ps.-Phoc.212 (sed leg. χλιδαναῖς).] (Cf. χλοιδᾶν, ONorse glita, glitra, 'glitter', Goth. glitmunjan 'shine bright' (of clothes).)

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