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ἀλθαία

κόσμος σκηνή, ὁ βίος πάροδος· ἦλθες, εἶδες, ἀπῆλθες → The world is a stage, life is a performance, you came, you saw, you departed
Democritus, fr. 115 D-K
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Transliteration A: althaía Transliteration B: althaia Transliteration C: althaia Beta Code: a)lqai/a

English (LSJ)

ἡ,
A marsh mallow, Althaea officinalis, Thphr.HP9.15.5, Aret.CA1.6.
2 = δενδρομαλάχη (tree mallow, Lavatera arborea), Gal.12.67.
3 = ὠκιμοειδές (catchfly, Silene gallica), Ps.Dsc.4.28. (For ἀλθαιᾶτις, ἡ, EM63.12, ἀλθαία τις should be read.)

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German (Pape)

[Seite 95] ἡ, wilde Malve, Theophr.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

ἀλθαία: ἡ, ἑλώδης μαλάχη, «νερομολόχα», μαλάχη ἀγρία, Θεοφρ. Ἱ. Φ. 9. 15, 5: - ὡς κύρ. ὄνομα, Ἰλ. Ι. 555.