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γηγεν-ής , ές, Dor. γα_γενής Hdn.Gr. 2.419:—
A.earthborn, “βολβόςXenarch.1.5; of a potter's vessel, Antiph.182.3; indigenous, “βούβαλιςS.Fr.792.
2. earthborn, of primeval men, “ἘρεχθεύςHdt.8.55; “ΠαλαίχθωνA.Supp.250; “τοὺς ἔμπροσθεν φύεσθαι γηγενεῖς καὶ μὴ ἐξ ἀλλήλων γεννᾶσθαιPl.Plt.269b, cf. Arist.GA762b29; of the Thebans, Trag.Adesp.84; “γ. πρωτοπλάστηςLXX Wi.7.1; of body, opp. soul, Pl.Lg.727e.
3. οἱ γ. the dead, the shades, ib.Pr. 2.18, 9.18.
II. born of Gaia, of Titans and Giants, Batr.7, A.Pr. 353, E.Ba.996 (lyr.); “ γ. στρατὸς ΓιγάντωνS.Tr.1058; τὴν ἐπὶ τῶν γηγενῶν (sc. ἀναστροφήν), opp. civilized life, Phld.Sto.Herc.339.19: in Com. with an insinuation of impiety, Ar.Nu.853; (but also boorish, “βῶλος, ἄροτρον, γ. ἄνθρωποςAlex.108.5); of things, Titanic, i.e. portentous, “γηγενεῖ φυσήματιAr.Ra.825: Sup. -έστατος most earthy, i. e. limited in intelligence, Prm.p.763 S.
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