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γέγειος

Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν -> Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.
Full diacritics: γέγειος Medium diacritics: γέγειος Low diacritics: γέγειος Capitals: ΓΕΓΕΙΟΣ
Transliteration A: gégeios Transliteration B: gegeios Transliteration C: gegeios Beta Code: ge/geios

English (LSJ)

ον,

   A earth-born, ἄνθεα Call.Fr.252b: hence, ancient, Hecat. 362 J.; λόγος Call.Fr.252: Comp. -ότερον ib.103.

German (Pape)

[Seite 477] (wohl mit γῆ verwandt), Hecat. in VLL.; Callim. frg. 103; wird ἀρχαῖος erkl.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

γέγειος: -ον, (πρβλ. γεῖος), ἐπὶ τῆς σημασίας τοῦ αὐτόχθων, ἴδε Βεντ. Καλλ. Ἀποσπ. 103, Ἑκαταῖ. Ἀποσπ. 366.

Spanish (DGE)

-α, -ον
venerable, de gran solera Hecat.362, βόες γέγειαι Call.Fr.277.1, λόγος Call.Fr.510, γεγειότερον τοῦδε ... ἀγῶνα de los Juegos Istmicos, Call.SHell.265.5, cf. Orác. en ZPE 1.1967.186 (Hierápolis II/III d.C.), St.Byz.s.u. Γῆ.

Etymological

Grammatical information: adj.
Meaning: antique (Hecat.)
Origin: XX [etym. unknown]
Etymology: DELG remarks that the word never means of the earth, so that connection with γῆ is improbable. But it could mean earth-born = antique; thus LSJ.