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ῥα^δι^νός , ή, όν, Aeol. βράδι^νος [α^], α, ον, poet. Adj.
A.slender, taper, “ἱμάσθληIl.23.583; “ἄκοντεςStesich.53; “κίονεςIbyc.58; of plants, “ὄρπαξSapph.104; “φοῖνιξThgn.6; “κυπάρισσοιTheoc.11.45, 27.46.
2. of the limbs or body, taper, slim, slender, “πόδεςh.Cer.183, Hes.Th.195; “χεῖρεςThgn.1002, cf. Ath.Mitt.17.272 (Athens, ii A.D.); “μηροίAnacr. 66; “πῶλοιId.165 (unless in signf. 3); “βραδίναν ἈφροδίτανSapph.90; “παῖςTheoc.10.24; “σώματαX.Lac.2.5; “. τῷ μήκει τοῦ σώματοςPlu.2.723d; of the neck, Aret.SD1.8; “τράχηλοςAP5.131 (Phld.); πτέρυγες (of a cicada) ib.7.200 (Nic.).
3. generally, soft, tender, ῥαδινῇ τῇ κόμῃ, of ivy, Ach.Tat.1.15; “δέρμα προβάτου ὡς ὅτι ῥαδινώτατονId.3.21: metaph., tender or mobile, “ὄσσεA.Pr.401 (lyr.); and the Gramm. (Sch.A. l.c.) give εὐκίνητος among other interpretations.
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