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Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ -> The fool laughs even when there's nothing to laugh at
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Full diacritics: καύης Medium diacritics: καύης Low diacritics: καύης Capitals: ΚΑΥΗΣ
Transliteration A: kaúēs Transliteration B: kauēs Transliteration C: kavis Beta Code: kau/hs

English (LSJ)

v. *καύεις.

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Frisk Etymological English

Grammatical information: m.
Meaning: name of a priest(ess) in Sardes (Hippon. 2)
Other forms: Acc. -ην f. (IGRom. 4, 1755 a. o.; written. -ειν)
Origin: LW [a loanword which is (probably) not of Pre-Greek origin] Lyd.
Etymology: Lydian word, cf. Latte Philol. 97, 43; Lyd. kaveś, Masson, Jahrb. kleinas. Forschung 1 (1950-51) 182-188 and Hipponax 107f.

Frisk Etymology German

καύης: {kaúēs}
Forms: Akk. -ην f. (IGRom. 4, 1755 u. a.; geschr. -ειν)
Grammar: m. (Hippon. 2),
Meaning: N. eines Priesters bzw. einer Priesterin in Sardes.
Etymology : Lydisches Wort, vgl. Latte Philol. 97, 43.
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